Creating a Borderless Water Hub

Since mid-2014, The Water Council has amped up efforts to create a borderless international innovation network to promote the sharing of water solutions among technology clusters worldwide. Working behind the scenes to secure strategic partnerships with other leading international water technology clusters in Leeuwarden, Netherlands and Montpellier, France, has set the stage for the creation of a… Read More

Building the Global Water Generation

The Netherlands and The Water Council are collaborating to cultivate skills within the water sector, enabling the workforce to develop innovative solutions to international challenges. Meghan Jensen of The Water Council, Jantienne van der Meij-Kranendonk of the Netherlands Embassy, and John Oost of WetSkills report on the experience. Read the full story featured in World… Read More

Application Process Now Open for Water Council Pilot Program

Transferring water research from the lab with a working prototype, to real world pilot sites The Water Council is now accepting applications for its Pilot Program which is designed to help transfer research from the lab with a working prototype, to real world pilot project demonstration sites for practical application. The Program will support businesses… Read More

OPIC WELCOMES THE WATER COUNCIL TO PARTNERS PROGRAM

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, this week welcomed The Water Council to the OPIC Partners Program. The Milwaukee-based Water Council aligns the world’s freshwater industry and research communities to promote access to water technology and innovation as a key pillar of economic development. As a participant in the… Read More

POW! PROGRAM ANNOUNCED TO ADVANCE WATER ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Veolia, The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announce mentorship program to attract entrepreneurs  MILWAUKEE,  April 16, 2015 –  Veolia, The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation have reached an agreement to launch a national competition to support entrepreneurship and economic development while fostering sustainability efforts in the field of water…. Read More