A groundbreaking initiative to achieve clean water goals

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A young girl plays in the water at Lake Monona
We all value clean lakes, rivers and streams.

But we all need to play a part in making that happen.

That’s where Yahara WINS comes in.

How Yahara WINS works

Yahara WINS takes a collaborative, cost-efficient and innovative approach to reducing phosphorus.



By joining resources and collaboratively contributing to phosphorus reduction, we can better achieve our shared clean water goals than going it alone.


Pollution prevention and source reduction is always more cost-effective than treatment. Through sharing financial resources, we can have a greater impact on our local waterways.


To tackle an issue of this magnitude, we have to challenge the status quo and creativity, flexibility and innovation are key in adaptive management, the foundational principle of Yahara WINS.

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