Milwaukee expects to see the impact of federal infrastructure funds on lead service line replacement next year
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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The federal infrastructure funds highlighted in a visit by Vice President Kamala Harris this week are expected to boost Milwaukee's effort to replace lead service lines, though the city is waiting on key details before it can proceed, Department of Public Works leaders reported Wednesday.
Nearly 70,000 lead service lines still exist in the city, and estimates put the cost of replacing all the lead service lines in Milwaukee, on both public and private property, at nearly $800 million.
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