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Tuesday - June 13, 2017 4:35 am

Storm water education program gets OK by La Crosse public works

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Big goal to raise public awareness in preventing contamination

La Crosse has given the green light to a storm water education program.

Monday, the city board of public works has endorsed an agreement with other local governments to provide education about storm water management over the next two years.

A major goal of the project is to increase public awareness of how to prevent contamination of storm waters. 

The agreement, which will cover La Crosse County, Onalaska, Holmen and other towns and villages, also seeks to promote the creation of rain gardens in the area.

The program would allow local governments to share the cost of education about storm water pollution, as well as recommending ways of conserving rain water.  

Brad Williams

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from U-W-La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area.  Brad writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse.  He's been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.  

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