CHICAGO -- Mayor John Norquist of Milwaukee has proposed a fiscal 1995 budget that includes $89 million in bond authorization to improve the city's water system in the wake of a 1993 cryptosporidium outbreak that made thousands of people ill.

The improvements to the city's water system represent the single largest capital project in the mayor's proposed budget of just under $1 billion for the fiscal year that begins Jan. 1.

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