Engineering Links

Here you can find an extensive inventory of engineering related webpage links and documents. This includes links to bid on City projects, City design standards, and educational material for those interested in learning more about the engineering profession.

Bidding on city projects

The City of West Allis procures all bids for public projects through an online software called QuestCDN.

Information on what City projects are currently out for bid can be found on the QuestCDN website.

Regulations & Standards

Listed below are the governing regulations that guide the design of City infrastructure and the standards that we hold ourselves, contractors, and residents to.


NR 110 - Sewerage Systems

NR 208 - Compliance Maintenance

Chapter 283 - Pollution Discharge Elimination

MMSD Chapter 1-20 Rules

Chapter 7 - Health and Sanitation

Chapter 16 - Plumbing Code


All organizations doing work within City limits must follow Erosion Control Guidelines (PDF).

Information on City construction standards is available through the Standard Specifications for Street Construction (PDF) and the Sewer and Water Specification Addendums (PDF).

Information on acceptable traffic management can be found on the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways webpage.

Information on acceptable signage can be found on the Standard Highway Signs webpage.

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District webpages

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District provides great information on a variety of topics related to sanitary sewage and stormwater management. Use the links below to better understand how you can play a role in the proper management of our State's waters. 

To learn more about what you can do to avoid a wet basement visit the managing water on your property webpage.

If your sanitary lateral is failing you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Visit the Pipe Check Program homepage to learn more.

Information about what green infrastructure is and how it's used can be found on the Green Infrastructure webpage.

Everything you need to know about capturing and using stormwater for home use can be found on the Rain Barrel webpage. Additional information about the installation of these barrels can be found by viewing the video to the right.

If you're interested in installing green infrastructure on your property visit the Rain Garden webpage for tips and tricks!

Respect Our Waters

The City of West Allis has partnered with Respect Our Waters and surrounding municipalities to help raise awareness of the water quality issues faced by urban communities. Follow the links below to learn more about how each of us effects Wisconsin rivers and lakes!

Information about stormwater and the issues our community is addressing can be found on the Respect Our Waters' homepage.

Information on bacterial pollution in our waterways can be found on the Respect Our Waters' Bacterial Pollution webpage.

Information on what you can do to stop pollution of our waterways can be found on the Respect Our Waters' Bacteria and Business webpage.

Information on dangerous dumping can be found on the Respect our Waters' Dangerous Dumping webpage

Professional Organizations

Listed below are professional organizations that City forces are active in or partner with. More information about each group can be found by visiting their webpages.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Public Works Association (APWA)

The American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS)