Interview: How The Water Council & partners bring innovation to the water industry

An interview with Karen Frost, VP Economic Development Water utilities and municipalities are under pressure to run more effectively and efficiently while they are faced with growing challenges – aging infrastructure and lead pipes to name a few. Karen Frost, VP Economic Development talks with Modern Equipment Manufacturer to give insight on how The Water… Read More

The Water Council’s Tech Challenge

“The Tech Challenge program provides linkages and opportunity between innovators, entrepreneurs or researchers with corporate sponsors with an expressed need. This connection helps to advance technology as a whole by providing channels for potential partnership, thus optimizing time to market.” 

Wisconsin’s water hub continues to strengthen global ties

Wisconsin’s water hub continues to strengthen global ties Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on September 25, 2019 The challenges facing the world’s water supply—growing populations, changing weather conditions, threats to water supply quality and safety—are global in nature, and the solutions will need to have a similarly global perspective. Recognizing this, Milwaukee’s water… Read More

In Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation

In The Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) on September 24, 2019 Launching a startup or pursuing a research question in the lab can be lonely pursuit, involving long hours and late nights of solitary work—but innovation thrives through collaboration. To that end,… Read More

Governor Tony Evers Applauds Freshwater Collaborative

GOVERNOR TONY EVERS APPLAUDS ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF NEW FRESHWATER COLLABORATIVE DURING SCIENTIFIC TOUR Governor Tony Evers visited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences to learn more about the school’s groundbreaking research and the new Freshwater Collaborative on August 30. Posted by the Milwaukee Independent on September 6, 2019 The governor met with… Read More

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Met with the Water Council and Wisconsin Manufacturers

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Met with the Water Council and Wisconsin Manufacturers in Milwaukee to Discuss Emerging Water Technology Posted by Nyesha Stone from the Milwaukee Courier on August 23, 2019 Earlier this week, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin sat down with the Water Council and Wisconsin manufactures to discuss innovative solutions pertaining to Wisconsin’s drinking water. “We… Read More

The Freshwater Collaborative

The Freshwater Collaborative Hopes to Develop and Tap Water Expertise Within the UW System Posted by Mary Sussman from Shepherd Express on July 9, 2019 The University of Wisconsin System recently launched a proposal to form the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin using the collective water expertise of faculty at all 13 UW System campuses. Building… Read More

2019 Water Leaders Summit Day 2 Recap

2019 WATER LEADERS SUMMIT DAY 2 RECAP Posted by Water & Wastes Digest on July 1, 2019 The second day of the Water Leaders Summit featured discussions on global water issues and the future of water use The Water Leaders Summit 2019 was held in Milwaukee June 26 to 27. The annual summit, hosted by… Read More

2019 Water Leaders Summit Day 1 Recap

2019 WATER LEADERS SUMMIT DAY 1 RECAP Posted by Water & Wastes Digest on July 1, 2019 The first day of the Water Leaders Summit included tours to Badger Meter & A.O. Smith along with panel discussions The Water Council kicked off the Water Leaders Summit in Milwaukee, Wis. June 26 with morning tours of… Read More

Wisconsin dairy farmers taking the lead on water management

Wisconsin dairy farmers taking the lead on water management Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on June 28, 2019 There’s a natural tension between agriculture and environmental stewardship—working the land to produce the food humans need is bound to take a toll on the environment. But Wisconsin dairy producers are leading the way with… Read More