Chinese Commercial Counsellor Zou Visits Global Water Center

The Water Council and Chinese Counsulate at Global Water Center

On March 2, 2016, Commercial Counsellor Zou Xiaoming and Commercial Consul Dan Yuanpeng visited The Water Council. Mr. Zou was recently appointed to the Consulate of China in Chicago and was previously based in Africa. They were met by Dean Amhaus, President & CEO of The Water Council, and was given a tour of the… Read More

Consul General of Indonesia Andriana Supandy Visits Milwaukee’s World Water Hub

Welcome Consul General of Indonesia Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and The Water Council were pleased to host H.E. Andriana Supandy, Consul General of Indonesia, to the Global Water Center on February 24, 2016 for an introduction and overview of Milwaukee’s World Water Hub. Accompanying the Consul General on his visit were, Mr. Darmawan Hadi, Vice… Read More

Doors Open Milwaukee 2015

On September 19, the Global Water Center welcomed the community for Doors Open Milwaukee 2015. For those who don’t know, Doors Open Milwaukee is an event that opens the doors to over 150 wonderful buildings free-of-charge to the public –buildings that hold hidden treasures and special stories – from churches to office buildings, theaters to work sites,… Read More

Reed Street Yards Water Feature Set for Start Up

The state-of-the-art water filtration demonstration project at Reed Street Yards is set to start its first season of operation.  The lively water feature pumps dirty canal water through a Watertronics Portable Ultra-Filtration unit, aerates it through a series of cascading streams, then delivers clean water back into the Menomonee Canal.  The system cleans 15,000 gallons of canal water… Read More

Israel–Milwaukee Water Technology & Innovation Forum

The Water Council is pleased to host: Israel–Milwaukee Water Technology & Innovation Forum Global Water Center, Auditorium 247 W. Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, WI 53204 Thursday September 11, 2014 1:00pm-2:30pm REGISTER HERE This forum is also presented by the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, and the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest…. Read More

Global Water Center receives LEED® Silver certification

The Water Council is thrilled to announce that our Global Water Center, at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, has been awarded LEED® Silver certification. Highlights of the project include a vegetated roofing research laboratory (green roof), consisting of 11 different vegetative roofing prototypes that will be utilized by UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences to determine… Read More

Moving Forward…Rather, Westward: Reed Street Yards

With the Global Water Center grand opening behind us, and space in the building quickly filling up, moving onward, the next step is directly west of the Global Water Center, Reed Street Yards. The Reed Street Yards currently are 15 acres of undeveloped, under-used, former railroad yards. That will soon change as workers clear and… Read More

Water Council Building Launched

Yesterday–with help from Gov. Walker, Mayor Barrett and County Executive Abele and other dignitaries– the Water Council launched the renovation of the Water Council Building at 223 W. Pittsburgh in the city’s Historic Walker’s Point neighborhood. The event featured several speakers including Governor Scott Walker, with over 100 people in attendance. The new building will house… Read More