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

Automating the ‘how’ in wastewater

Automating the ‘how’ in wastewater OptikTechnik’s technology monitors moisture levels in sludge     By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Have you ever wondered about the ‘how’ in treating wastewater? There are many variable factors that affect how facilities treat and disinfect waste especially for combined sewer treatment plants and industrial… 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

Fryer Baskets and Fish Habitats

Fryer Baskets and Fish Habitats Harbor District makes waterfronts more habitable for aquatic life     By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Harbor District, a non-profit working to lead a revitalization of Milwaukee’s Inner Harbor, found a unique way of creating an environment that is more welcoming and habitable for aquatic… Read More

China Investment Corporation visits Milwaukee

China Investment Corporation visits Milwaukee   By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council     On April 20, 2018, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation welcomed the China Investment Corporation Delegation to Wisconsin at the Global Water Center followed by a tour of Rockwell Automation down the street. The delegation heard from representatives from… Read More

Cows, data and affordability

Cows, data and affordability A roundup of the 2018 Mini-Water Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.   By: Meghan Jensen, VP Marketing & Communications for The Water Council     On April 26 we partnered with A. O. Smith Corporation to hold our second mini-Water Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. called “Building an Innovative Future for… Read More