Wisconsin Historical Society Exhibit Coming to Global Water Center

Starting Monday, July 25th, the Wisconsin Historical Society’s new traveling exhibit, Great Lakes Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin, will be on display in the Global Water Center’s Meeusen Confluence Gallery. The exhibit explores our state’s long relationship with water and the impact we have had on our vast waterways. “The exhibit encourages guests to… Read More

Wisconsin represented at IFAT 2016

Delegation’s Goal Was to Increase Awareness for Milwaukee as U.S. Market Entry Point Milwaukee 7, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and The Water Council sent a delegation to Messe München, Germany in late May to attend IFAT 2016. IFAT is the World’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. With over 3,000… Read More

May 2016 Q2 Member Meeting Recap

Q2 MEMBER MEETING RECAP – MAY 2016 May 12th marked the second Quarterly Member Meeting of 2016! The bulk of the meeting focused on the ongoing collaborative work between The Water Council and Mid-West Energy Research Consortium (MWERC) to develop the Energy Water Nexus (EWN). Thank you to Marquette University for hosting The Water Council, our… Read More

Wisconsin featured in United Airline’s in-flight magazine

In its Global Risks 2015 report, the World Economic Forum rated water crises as the greatest risk facing the planet today, in terms of impact. Humans, plants and animals all need clean water to live, while access also has deep ramifications for global security and the economy—a 2014 survey by the Pacific Institute and VOX… 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


Once again, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and The Water Council partnered together to represent Wisconsin at the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC). This year, it took place at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. WEFTEC is the largest assembly of water and wastewater products and services in the world. It hosts… Read More

8 Ways to Engage With Water Council Members & Partners At WEFTEC 2015

1. Sewage Brewage SMACK DOWN  WEFTEC15 will host the first ever sewage brewage SMACK DOWN as the two titans of treatment enter the ring at WEF’s Innovation Pavilion on Sept. 29 at 4 PM. The Beast of the East—Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District—takes on the Best of the West—Oregon’s Clean Water Services in a duel to the last drop. 2. Build… Read More

Tap into The Water Council’s network at WEFTEC 2014 – Panel Discussion

To conclude Investments in Water Innovation Week, the WEDC held an informational panel discussion that detailed the efforts that they have been undertaking to make sure that the inaugural Wisconsin Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC 2014 is a success. The presented and discussed topics of ways to get involved with the Pavilion, best practices and strategies when attending,… Read More