[HideHouseGarden] Access to Water: Applied for.

From the Bay View Hide House Community Garden blog:

Q: What’s a community garden without access to water?

A: An empty lot.

Generally speaking, it’s a good thing that we live in a civilization. And for good or for bad, you know you live in a civilization when you have to apply to get access to water.

Today, the process of of applying to get water through the city has come to a successful conclusion. (At least so far.) That said, figuring out exactly who to talk to took a bit of doing. To make the long story short, if you have a legitimate project such as a community garden, it can be done fairly easily. If you’re starting a garden, we can tell you who to talk to. Just ask!

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Author: Jason Haas

Jason is an elected member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, occasionally moonlights as an amateur gardener, and is a proud father of two, or three, depending on how you do the math.