Intro Video

FAQ — How to Use the Map

The Map — Our Water Stories

MMSD — Honoring Green Luminaries

WaterMarks Water Stories — Walker’s Point

UCC Acosta Middle School
Hidden Stories
Green Roofs
Stormwater Management

Water Commons — Partnering With Community

Water Story MKE — Urban App Adventuring

Green Schools — Reducing Impervious Surface

Milwaukee Public Schools
Schoolyards Reducing Impervious Surface
Green Schools Consortium of Milwaukee Projects

School of Freshwater Sciences — Grads Find Jobs

Groundwork MKE — Growing Urban Gardens

Victory Garden Initiative — Planting Garden Beds

Clean Wisconsin — Installing Rain Barrels

Veolia — Monitoring Green Infrasturcture

Riverkeeper — Volunteers Taking Action

Sweet Water — Water Quality Mini-Grants

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative — Major Projects

UW Sea Grant — Exploring Swimming Access

Pools & Pads in 2017
Pools Thru Time

The Map — Basemaps


Historic Water Maps

1835 - 1837 — Public Land Survey
1890s - 1900s — U.S. Geological Survey

MMSD Boundaries

Sewers and Outfalls

Wet Basements

Political Jurisdictions

MKE City Limit
Aldermanic Districts
County Supervisory Districts
Zip Codes for SE Wisconsin
WI Assembly Districts
WI Senate Districts
Congressional Districts
MPS Board Districts
Opportunity Zones

Historic Maps

1910 Sanborn

City of Neighborhoods

Legacy of Redlining

Bike-Share Locations

MCTS — Bus Routes



Deeper Dives

A City Built on Water

Jones Island

Jones Island Tour Video
Interactive Map
City Built on Water Video

Historic Recreation

Historic Recreation Tour Video
Interactive Map
City Built on Water Video

Waterways Transformation

Waterways Transformation Tour Video
Interactive Map
City Built on Water Video

Urban Water Trail

Water Trail


Points North
Milwaukee River Corridor
Lakefront Sites


Paddler Access
Boat Launches
Water Access Only
Picnic Areas
Food & Restaurants
Cultural & Historical Points of Interest

Harbor District

Water & Land Use Plan Tour Video

Interactive Map

Harbor District
Improved Waterfront
Improved Access
Grand Trunk Wetland
Water-Centric City

Water & Land Use Plan

Area of Concern

Area of Concern Tour Video

Interactive Map

Community Advisory Committee

AOC 101 Video

SFS Harbor Research

Harbor Research Tour Video

Interactive Map

SFS Harbor Research

Testing the Waters

Testing the Waters Tour Video

Water Quality Monitoring Data

Testing the Waters

Water-Centric City

Milwaukee Story Mapper