A Wisconsin town is getting a lot of attention these days -- on the issue of drinking water.
Waukesha lies outside the Great Lakes basin, but it has received permission to take water from Lake Michigan. Officials are still debating the political and financial impact – and a group of mayors is challenging the town’s action.
Meanwhile, Waukesha is moving full speed ahead.
Giant paddles rotate slowly through water that just entered a treatment facility from a pipe that stretches a mile-and-a-half into Lake Michigan.