City of Brookfield residents are using so much water trying to keep their lawns green that city officials said they may need to impose a complete ban on sprinkling if people don't voluntarily reduce their water use.
When too much water gets drawn out of the system, it endangers the Water Utility's ability to keep enough water in the system for drinking water and fire protection needs, officials said in a news release today.
Residents are being asked to obey outdoor sprinkling rules before a ban becomes necessary.
The rules for sprinkling are: Sprinkling is allowed by properties with even-numbered addresses on even-numbered days of the year and by properties with odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered days of the year before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m. on the designated day. Automatic sprinklers should be adjusted accordingly.
There are some exemptions permitted including:» Read Full Article
Dinner's on over at the new Aaron Rodger-Ryan Braun place in Brookfield.
8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill, the Ryan Braun-Aaron Rodgers joint venture in Brookfield with the SURG group, announced its opening Thursday afternoon via social media.
The restaurant named for the jersey numbers of the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder and Green Bay Packers quarterback opened at 5 p.m. Thursday at 17800 W. Blue Mound Road. Seating is first-come, first-served through the weekend.
Independence Day photo gallery with colorful shots from today's events in Oak Creek and yesterday's parade in Menomonee Falls.We've just updated our suburban
We'll continue to update the gallery throughout the day with more images from the metropolitan area.
An 8-year-old girl who was pulled by lifeguards from the Wirth Aquatic Center on Tuesday is "in very critical condition" at Children's Hospital, City of Brookfield Police Captain Phil Horter said Wednesday.
The girl's unconscious body was pulled from the pool after lifeguards noticed her floating in the pool in four feet of water shortly before 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Horter said.
"Brookfield lifeguards and paramedics enacted emergency procedures, including CPR," he said. A doctor who was using the pool and an EMT from the North Shore Fire Department who was present also assisted, he said.
The girl was with about 60 or 70 other children in the New Berlin Park and Recreation Playground Program who come to swim at the pool every Tuesday as part of the program, Horter said.
It's not yet been determined if the girl could swim, or how long she had been in the pool, he said.» Read Full Article
Brookfield - An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition Tuesday evening after lifeguards pulled her unconscious body out of a pool at Wirth Aquatic Center.
Lifeguards discovered the girl in four feet of water - one foot below the surface - shortly before 1:45 p.m. They started CPR and other lifesaving measures with the help of a physician and an emergency medical technician with the North Shore Fire Department.
The girl, whose name was not made public, was taken to Children's Hospital in Wauwatosa.
The girl came to the pool with guardians and other children who were participating in the New Berlin Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Outdoor Playground Program, authorities said.
Elm Grove has canceled its Independence Day fireworks display due to the dry conditions and the launch site's proximity to wooded and grassy areas of Village Park, Police Chief James Gage announced today.
The fireworks display will be rescheduled for an upcoming weekend, possibly Labor Day; details will be forthcoming.
All other Independence Day activities remain as scheduled.
Additionally, the Village of Elm Grove, by order of Fire Chief William Selzer, has imposed a complete outdoor burning ban, to include all personal fireworks, such as sparklers, snakes and similar combustibles.
This burning ban extends to all outdoor fire pits and outdoor fireplaces. This ban remains in effect, until rescinded by Selzer or his designee.» Read Full Article
Dispatchers have sent emergency personnel to Wirth Park in Brookfield for the report of a child not breathing,
Fire Department emergency workers are on the scene. A Fire Department representative said they couldn't provide any information at this time.
More details to follow as they become available.
NOW All-Suburban Softball Player of the Year after slugging her way to 12 home runs and 40 RBIs for the Huskies this season.West Allis Hale junior Rachel Seefeldt has been named the
She is joined on the squad by teammate Sarah Mueller and players from 10 other suburban teams.
Germantown co-coaches Kurt Raguse and Amy Barbiaux were named the coaches of the year.