Accessing Resources, Expanding Their Network

Welcome to another edition of our Where Are They Now? series. Today’s featured company is really making the most of the programs available through The Water Council. In 2021, BloomOptix participated in the first cohort of our BREW 2.0 Post-Accelerator and started a pilot project in Wisconsin and New York through our Pilot Program. Learn about how those programs benefited the company and what it has planned for the future in this interview with Igor Mrdjen, BloomOptix project and science lead.

Opening Doors & Validating Technology

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Welcome to the next entry in our Where Are They Now? series. This time we’re featuring Fixed Earth Innovations. Fixed Earth won our fall 2020 Tech Challenge with its solution to remediate PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals.” Since then, the company has expanded into the U.S., brought in Cimbria Capital (a member of The Water Council) as a shareholder and more. President Timothy Repas also sat on the PFAS panel at our 2022 Water Leaders Summit. Check out our interview with Daniel Lanman, Fixed Earth executive vice president.

Commerce, Climate & Data

Our Water Leaders Summit is only two weeks away! We’ve put together a dynamite slate of discussions for the Oct. 5 and 6 event centered on today’s biggest water headlines, including water scarcity in the West, water’s role in national security, corporate water stewardship and PFAS remediation.

Tomorrow’s Technology Treating Water Today

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The Water Council took a trip to the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility in Oak Creek, Wis., to check out a pilot demonstration by Tomorrow Water of its Proteus technology. The four-month pilot is part of The Water Council’s Pilot Program, arranged in partnership with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD). Proteus could potentially revolutionize wastewater treatment by reducing the space and time needed to treat the water.

Overseas Member Spotlight: Small Company, Big Dreams

When we think about international growth, we often think about big organizations. But depending on customer needs and company offerings, overseas markets can offer meaningful opportunities for smaller companies as well. One example is KenWave Solutions, a Canadian/Japanese firm that has recently been pursuing growth opportunities in the U.S.

Water Solutions on a Global Stage

It goes without saying that naval officers are interested in water. But officers from around the world got a brand-new view of water issues and solutions during a visit to the Global Water Center in Milwaukee on Tuesday. The visit was part of the Naval Staff College professional development program at the U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island.