The Water Council Receives Economic Development Award from IEDC

THE WATER COUNCIL RECEIVES EXCELLENCE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL The Water Council of Milwaukee, WI, received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for its BREW Accelerator program. The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 27, during the IEDC… Read More

Kevin Shafer, 2016 Policymaker of the Year Award

Kevin Shafer is a champion of the Milwaukee River watershed. As Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District, Kevin has fostered a cooperative relationship between the district and a wide range of public and private conservation partners. His leadership has resulted in the implementation of cost effective, creative solutions for reducing water runoff and… Read More

The Water Council’s website receives design award

Business Marketing Association 2016 Bell Award Winner The best of the best in B2B marketing practices were recognized at the 2016 BMA Milwaukee Bell Awards ceremony, held Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Harley Davidson Museum. The Bell Awards are the premier, annual marketing awards competition in southeastern Wisconsin celebrating work that worked. The Water… Read More

Water Council Receives National TBED Award

The Water Council is truly honored to have been awarded the 2015 Excellence in Technology Based Economic Development (TBED) “Improving Competitiveness of Existing Industries” Award during  the State Science & Technology Institute’s (SSTI) Annual Conference in Oklahoma City. More than 250 local, regional and national leaders in economic development from 43 states, Ontario, Canada and… Read More

Water Council Receives Expanding Sector Award from Wisconsin Economic Development Association

The Water Council was delighted to receive the “Expanding Sector: Advancing Wisconsin’s Position in the World Marketplace” award from the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) at the 2015 Community & Economic Development Awards Ceremony. This award category recognizes efforts at growing an existing or emerging Wisconsin industry sector. Through these efforts, the nominees are enhancing… Read More

The Water Council & Members Win Wisconsin Innovation Awards

On the second day of Investments in Water Innovation Week, The Water Council attended the Wisconsin Innovation Awards (WIA) in Madison, WI as part of the Forward Technology Festival. The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator program was nominated for its innovative approach to cluster development by incorporating the country’s only vertical accelerator solely dedicated to addressing global… Read More

Water Council Wins Growing Blue Award

The Water Council won the inaugural Growing Blue Award presented by Veolia Water at American Water Summit 2012 in Chicago. The Water Council was one of nine nominees for the award. The other three finalists were Ceres, The Louisville Water Company, and Water Environment Foundation. The Milwaukee Water Council was recognized for comprehensive efforts to build collaboration among… Read More