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Jones Island Water Reclamation Plant

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Learn about the history of Jones Island, the water reclamation process, MMSD programs, the making of Milorganite, and Veolia North America, a global environmental services company.

Opened in 1926, this facility was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 1974. World-renowned for pioneering the way in modern wastewater treatment technology, Jones Island was also one of the first facilities in the world to produce a fertilizer as the by-product of the water reclamation process: Milorganite® . Capable of treating more than 300 million gallons a day, the facility is owned and governed by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and operated and maintained by Veolia Water Milwaukee. Virtual visitors will learn about the history of Jones Island, the water reclamation process, MMSD programs, the making of Milorganite, and Veolia North America, a global environmental services company.

Watch all three videos to take the Jones Island virtual tour, learn how Milorganite® is made, and what you can do at your home to manage water where it falls.

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360° VR Tour

Please use the links below to contact us for more information: 
Schedule a private virtual tour of Jones Island for your class or group- led by one of our expert guides.
Contact andi[email protected]com to learn about the Water Reclamation Process and Veolia Water Milwaukee.
Learn about Milorganite®