Water Story MKE is a Reflo project in collaboration with Ex Fabula and supported by Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust and in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. *Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Creative Lead & Project Manager

Michael Timm


Tia Richardson

Story Consultants

Megan McGee

Tia Richardson

"From Gray to Green" Filmmaker & Journalist

Jabril Faraj

Game Design Adviser

Justin Hegarty

Advisory Committee

Jerome Flogel

Lindsay Frost

Carly Hegarty

Justin Hegarty

Sean Kiebzak

Megan McGee

Cheryl Nenn

Denice Niebuhr

Tia Richardson

Water Story MKE Video Editing

Michael Timm

Storytellers & Interviewees

Melanie Ariens

Susannah Bartlow

Muneer Bahauddeen

Paul Bialas

Cheryl Blue

Kein Burton

Rodney Campbell

Henrietta Cloyd

Jerome Flogel

Eric Gietzen

Joyce Holland

Cheri Johnson

David Johnson

Russ Klisch

Sen. Chris Larson

Lois Love

Bonnee Beth Lugauer

Ruth McClinton

Sandra McLellan

Margaret Noodin

Theera Ratarasarn

Rima Shah

Greg Stamatelakys

Heavenor Williams

Cooperative Partners

30th Street Industrial Corridor

Arts @ Large

City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office

Ex Fabula

Lakefront Brewery

Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

Milwaukee County Historical Society

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Milwaukee Water Commons

River Revitalization Foundation

Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust

UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences

Wisconsin Historical Society

Wisconsin Humanities Council

Promotional Partners

Arts @ Large

Bublr Bikes

Lakefront Brewery

Milwaukee Area Science Advocates

Milwaukee Kayak Co.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

River Revitalization Foundation

special thanks

Amitim - JCC Global

Aaron Asis

August Ball

Jose Basaldua

Keari Bell-Gawne

Bradford Beach Lifeguards

Field Day Lab

David Gagnon


Owen Gottlieb

Christopher Holden

Cheryl Keopanya

Justin Keopanya

Jennifer Killham

Ross Kroeger

Jim Mathews

Mary Miss

Terri Nelson

Janee Pederson

Matthew Prigge

Barbara Richards

Pam Ritger

Riveredge Nature Center

Laree Savlan

Lisa Stump

Julie Sykes

Murali Vedula