Apply Now – BREW Accelerator Program

The Water Council is seeking the most-promising, most-innovative, most-beneficial, and most-importantly, most-impactful water technologies. The entrepreneurs and startups developing these water solutions are invited to apply to the BREW Accelerator, now in its fourth year, by April 16, 2016. Apply Here Up to 6 selected winners receive: Capital and access to follow-on investments Physical ecosystem Business training and mentorship Access… Read More

February 2016 Q1 Member Meeting Recap

Q1 Member Meeting Recap – February 2016 February 17th marked the first Quarterly Member Meeting of 2016! The bulk of the meeting focused on the forthcoming redevelopment of Milwaukee’s Inner Harbor area, which is being led by the Harbor District Initiative. Thank you to Ruekert & Mielke of Waukesha, WI for hosting The Water Council and… Read More

Green Irrigation Solution

The Mitchell Park Conservatory, more widely known as the Mitchell Park Domes, has been an iconic destination within the Milwaukee County Park System since 1959. Recently the site that hosts the Domes has undergone a massive construction project as a result of a freeway expansion in Milwaukee that displaced the county parks’ existing greenhouses. This provided an… 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

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

Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water Launched by Veolia

“Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water” launched by Veolia, The Water Council and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to encourage water entrepreneurs A national competition was launched yesterday to reward new ideas and approaches for improving sustainability and resiliency efforts in the water and clean tech industries. Sponsored by Veolia, The Water Council and the Wisconsin Economic… Read More