Spring Member Meeting Recap

Spring Member Meeting Recap Thank you to InSinkErator for hosting The Water Council’s Spring Member Meeting To kick off The Water Council’s Spring Member Meeting, InSinkErator showed off their striking new R&D headquarters that opened in October 2018. The facility was nothing short of spectacular with different product testing rooms, collaborative work spaces and open… Read More

BREW 4 winner continues its efforts towards water remediation

BREW 4 winner DMR International continues its efforts towards water remediation By: Karen Frost, VP Economic Development at The Water Council Recently, Rick Latella of DMRI, Professor Bruce Eshelman and Medina Konjuhi of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UWW) hosted Ben Benninghoff and Peter Wood of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and Karen Frost of… Read More

The Water Council Fall 2018 Member Meeting Recap

The Water Council Fall 2018 Member Meeting Recap Thank you to MSOE University for hosting The Water Council’s final Member Meeting of 2018. StormGUARDEN – A Pilot Program Success Story Carrie Bristoll-Groll Principal/CEO, Stormwater Solutions Engineering Stormwater Solutions Engineering, a Pilot Program winner in 2017, over the past year deployed their StormGUARDen, a planter style… Read More

Sustainable filters derived from sustainable materials

Sustainable filters derived from sustainable materials STAR Water Solutions designs innovative filter for stormwater pollution     By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Metals, pathogens, pharmaceuticals and toxic compounds. These are just a few things that wastewater can carry. Removing these components is commonly done with sand filters that have an… Read More

Biogas from waste won’t go to waste

Biogas from waste won’t go to waste ETI creates sustainable biogas purification process      By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Wastewater treatment facilities go through a multistep process to clean and dispose of our organic wastes. “Anaerobic Digestion,” one of the last steps of treatment, involves using oxygen free tanks that grow naturally occurring micro-bacteria to safely break down these wastes and ultimately help protect our… Read More

Exporting and international assistance

Exporting and international assistance Attention Wisconsin water tech companies! The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) International Business Development Division is structured to focus on markets with the greatest purchasing power for Wisconsin products. To help Wisconsin companies build strategies to meet today’s global imperative, WEDC’s team of Market Development Directors works with other state agencies… Read More

Now Hiring: Innovation Program Manager

Innovation Program Manager POSITION DESCRIPTION Apply by Friday, April 6, 2018. The Innovation Program Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the BREW Accelerator and Pilot Programs for The Water Council. Working with the Executive Management team and reporting to the Vice President of Economic Development, the Program Manager directs the BREW Accelerator, Pilot Program,… Read More

UWM’s Junhong Chen named one of the world’s most impactful researchers

UWM’s Junhong Chen named one of the world’s most impactful researchers Posted by Laura Lotto from the UWM Report on Nov 17, 2017 A UWM distinguished professor has been named one of world’s most cited academic researchers in the field of engineering by Clarivate Analytics, a leading company that monitors scholarly data. Junhong Chen is… Read More

Road to Global Entrepreneur Summit begins in MKE

 Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Milwaukee Milwaukee will garner national and international attention in November as it hosts the “Road to GES.” Milwaukee was selected as one of three principal U.S. cities to help raise awareness in the lead up to the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India on November 28-30, 2017. Milwaukee… Read More