Sewerage District Is National Leader

Sewerage District Is National Leader Milwaukee leads nation in reclaiming water, but rise in extreme rains a challenge. Posted by Bruce Murphy from Urban Milwaukee on October 5, 2018 Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Executive Director Kevin Shafer was sitting high and dry, without a bit of bad news or drastic rain storms, for quite a while.  “Until this… Read More

Brookings study cites Milwaukee’s water tech hub as a model industry cluster

BROOKINGS STUDY CITES MILWAUKEE’S WATER TECH HUB AS A MODEL INDUSTRY CLUSTER Posted by Nick Williams from the Milwaukee Business Journal on July 25, 2018 A recent study from The Brookings Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based research institute, names Milwaukee’s regional water technology industry, championed by The Water Council, as one of the best industry clusters in… Read More

WaterMarks events aim to educate, explore Milwaukee’s water systems

WaterMarks events aim to educate, explore Milwaukee’s water systems Posted by Jimmy Carlton from OnMilwaukee on April 22, 2018 Over the last year, the United Community Center’s Acosta Middle School has partnered with WaterMarks initiative to educate Milwaukee about its unique water systems. A city-wide public art project, “WaterMarks: An Atlas of Water for the City of… Read More

Startup Week Encourages Entrepreneurship

Wisconsin StartUp Week encourages entrepreneurship Posted by Pete Zervakis of TMJ4 on Nov 6, 2017 It’s Wisconsin Startup Week. It’s the second year of the statewide effort to better connect high-growth startup communities around the State of Wisconsin. Ed Javier, Startup Week’s co-founder, said the idea is to gather together all the different organizations that help… Read More

Governor Walker announces new water technology partnerships

In a move that further expands Wisconsin’s global presence in the water technology sector, The Water Council today signed two agreements during Governor Scott Walker’s trade mission to Israel that will increase collaboration and establish new partnerships between Wisconsin and Israel. The Water Council and the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of… Read More

Beers With The Mayor Wraps Up A Successful Water Week

Dan Katt, co-owner of Good City Brewing, welcomed the crowd of more than two hundred to the freshwater capital, otherwise known as Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “We are able to enjoy one of the benefits of having great access to freshwater, and that is great beer,” said Katt. “And Good City Brewing was intentionally located about three… Read More

Water Report: Nation Has Lot to Learn From Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – A new report from the Value of Water Campaign outlines the major economic impact that investments in the nation’s water infrastructure could have. Many of the country’s water and wastewater treatment systems and equipment have been in place for more than a century. Milwaukee has undertaken a bold investment plan to update… Read More