In June 2014, The Water Council was officially named the North American regional partner for the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a multi-stakeholder international organization dedicated to enhancing water stewardship capacity, and guiding, incentivizing and differentiating responsible water use. AWS brings together leading organizations from around the globe who are committed to advancing the responsible use of freshwater.
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The Global Water Port makes available the latest social collaboration tools and access to the most relevant content including patent, academic and industry databases to help the water ecosystem learn, connect and execute the most pressing water innovation needs. Powered by the innovationExchange™ and enabled by its affiliate inno360™ a cognitive intelligence and predictive research engine equipped with IBM Watson™, individuals from any industry, organization or enterprise can use the Global Water Port to inform, accelerate and evolve water technology innovation. Let the exploration of the broadest landscape of relevant data and information in the water industry begin.
Water research specialists are the non-traditional alchemists of our era. Their dedicated work is finding solutions to the seemingly impossible problems of our time. By combining platforms for research, with tools such as the Global Water Port and partners like the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer and University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences, we bring the innovators and their innovations out of the lab and connect them with companies, demonstration sites and talent. The Water Council aggregates, evaluates and connects emerging technologies through our research and commercialization platform that address water issues across a wide range of industries including utilities, agriculture and manufacturers.
The Global Water Center, a crucial part of our research engine, is home to the BREW Accelerator, Water Technology Accelerator at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Water Equipment & Policy Center, which operates under the auspices of the National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center Program. With these centers and accelerator programs, The Water Council drives innovation and other research initiatives in North America’s water technology industry and creates opportunities for organizations around the world. Discover the breadth and impact of our research.
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