A. O. Smith and The Water Council announce BREW Corporate winner

A. O. Smith and The Water Council announce BREW Corporate freshwater technology challenge winner Milwaukee, Wis. (March 20, 2019) — A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council (TWC) today announced WATERSURPLUS as the 2019 winner of the BREW Corporate Accelerator: Powered by A. O. Smith challenge. The BREW Accelerator program is designed to help support entrepreneurs and startups that are developing… Read More

New startups selected to participate in BREW accelerator programs

New startups selected to participate in BREW accelerator programs MILWAUKEE, WI (March 20, 2019) – The Water Council announced the sixth round of winners for the BREW Accelerator and the third round of winners for the BREW Corporate Accelerator powered by A. O. Smith Corporation. The BREW (Business – Research – Entrepreneurship – in Water)… Read More

The Water Council Board of Directors Names New Co-Chairs

The Water Council Board of Directors Names New Co-Chairs MILWAUKEE (January 31, 2019) – The Water Council today announced the appointment of two new co-chairs to its board of directors beginning January 2019. The new co-chairs hold executive positions with industry-leading, global water technology companies headquartered in Milwaukee.  Todd Adams, president and CEO for Rexnord Corporation, and Jim Stern, executive vice president for A. O. Smith Corporation, will replace Rich Meeusen, who recently retired from Badger Meter and Paul Jones, former chairman and… Read More

The Water Council commends Wisconsin’s Elected Leaders

The Water Council commends Wisconsin’s Elected Leaders for placing a priority on Clean Water MILWAUKEE (January 29, 2019) – The Water Council (TWC) applauds Governor Tony Evers and Speaker Robin Vos for their recent announcements to find solutions to ensure clean water for Wisconsin’s citizens and businesses. Governor Evers’ declaration that 2019 is the Year… Read More

The Water Council Launches New Competition for Water Technology Innovators

The Water Council Launches New Competition for Water Technology Innovators Global companies A. O. Smith Corporation, Badger Meter and Zurn Industries sponsor first round of the Tech Challenge Initiative Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Nov 1 – The Water Council today announced the first round of the Tech Challenge,  a new, international competition designed to identify cutting-edge freshwater… Read More

Tech Challenge to connect innovative water solutions with industry needs

Tech Challenge to connect innovative water solutions with industry needs New initiative of The Water Council helps water technology companies and large water users find new ideas, talent and investment opportunities New Orleans – Oct 2, 2018 – The Water Council today announced the launch of its new Tech Challenge program, a series of global… Read More

Water Technology Cluster is a model for successful industry cluster initiatives nationwide, according to new Brookings report

WATER TECHNOLOGY CLUSTER IS A MODEL FOR SUCCESSFUL INDUSTRY CLUSTER INITIATIVES NATIONWIDE, ACCORDING TO NEW BROOKINGS REPORT Milwaukee, Wisconsin – July 25, 2018 – A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program argues that initiatives to support and grow industry clusters remain a potentially powerful strategy to jumpstart local economic growth, but only if certain market… Read More

Aveda Salons & Institutes Support Future Water Leaders

AVEDA SALONS & INSTITUTES SUPPORT FUTURE WATER LEADERS BEAUTY AND WELLNESS LEADERS TEAM UP WITH WATER INDUSTRY TO SUPPORT TALENT IN WISCONSIN Milwaukee, Wis. –  June 28, 2018  –  The Water Council, along with Neroli Salon & Spa, The Institute of Beauty and Wellness and Aveda Institute Madison have selected three students to receive the first… Read More

“Water Warrior of the Year” Announced

“WATER WARRIOR OF THE YEAR” ANNOUNCED SCHOOL OF FRESHWATER SCIENCES PROFESSOR MENTORS OVER 70 STUDENTS Milwaukee, Wis. – June 28, 2018 – The Water Council today awarded the 2nd annual ‘Water Warrior of the Year’ award to Dr. Marcia Silva from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee during a special ceremony at the 11th annual Water… Read More