To-the-point-essay by Lynn Broaddus, from Wingspread, about Waukesha's water diversion planning and some of the efforts to make it happen.
How does using a 19th Century technology of pipes and pumps help southeastern Wisconsin showcase its leading edge water smarts?
What are the long-term cost implications for the people of Waukesha (and those who loan them the money) who will be saddled with this debt for generations to come, especially given national trends toward declining per capita water use and escalating energy costs?
...we have to help ensure that the people of Wisconsin and beyond have the water that need. But let's go back to the drawing board before assuming that a pipeline is the best we can do.