Now Hiring: Innovation Program Manager

Innovation Program Manager POSITION DESCRIPTION Apply by Friday, April 6, 2018. The Innovation Program Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the BREW Accelerator and Pilot Programs for The Water Council. Working with the Executive Management team and reporting to the Vice President of Economic Development, the Program Manager directs the BREW Accelerator, Pilot Program,… Read More

NOAA launches America’s first national water forecast model

New tool hailed as a game changer for predicting floods, informing water-related decisions NOAA and its partners have developed a new forecasting tool to simulate how water moves throughout the nation’s rivers and streams, paving the way for the biggest improvement in flood forecasting the country has ever seen. Launched today and run on NOAA’s… Read More

The curious case of water innovation

Staff BLOGGER: Scott Mosley | Director of Investment Strategies | The Water Council   Water is unlike any other investment Water does not play by the usual rules — it simply does not behave like any other resource or any other commodity. Not oil, not carbon. Water is unique. Water is not priced in the global… 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

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

Water Technology R&D Opportunities with the DoD Webinar

Join The Water Council, Defense Alliance, and TechLink, for a free, one-hour informational webinar on Department of Defense (DoD) R&D funding opportunities for innovations in water-related technologies. In this webinar, you’ll learn about specific opportunities with DoD, how to find them, and how to more effectively approach them.  You’ll also learn how to actively engage with… Read More