Milwaukee’s breakwater project would protect shoreline infrastructure and wildlife from storm waves

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
At least a dozen sailboats float off the shore of Milwaukee. The city's skyline is in the background.
This Aug. 13, 2020 photo shows the skyline of downtown Milwaukee. Carrie Antlfinger/AP Photo

Breakwaters ease the impact of large waves during storms, reducing shoreline erosion and damage. We learn about efforts to improve a Milwaukee breakwater, bolstering protection for the Harbor District.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Aaron Zeleske Guest