Seven Countries Seven U.S. States

SEVEN COUNTRIES, SEVEN U.S. STATES AND SEVEN WISCONSIN COMMUNITIES By: Meghan Jensen, VP Marketing & Communications While 20,000 water quality professionals were recently in Chicago for the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Technical Exhibition & Conference, we teamed up with WEF to host a tour of Milwaukee’s water-centric city and a networking lunch with Water Council… Read More

Jiangsu Pump Industry Association Visits the Global Water Center

Chinese Delegation Makes a Quick Detour to Milwaukee to See Where Water Works The Water Council was pleased to welcome representatives from the Jiangsu Pump Industry Association to visit and tour the Global Water Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Chinese delegation was in the United States originally to attend the 2017 Pump & Turbo Symposia… Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. WATER POLICY EVENT SUMMARY

WASHINGTON, D.C. WATER POLICY EVENT SUMMARY By: Dean Amhaus, President & CEO, The Water Council On September 6, 2017, we had the pleasure of partnering with A. O. Smith Corporation, world-leading manufacturer of water heaters and boilers headquartered in Milwaukee, to host our first water policy event in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Capitol called “Fostering… Read More

Reports from the field: Restoring our River’s Edge

Freshwater Guest Blogger By: Maddie Zopp, Director of Research and Conservation, Riveredge Nature Center Hands-on water quality education programs have been a cornerstone of the educational offerings of Riveredge Nature Center for its entire 49 year history. Each year, over 2,100 students don a pair of waders and explore the macro-invertebrate life and chemical parameters of… Read More

ChuZhou Delegation Closes Visit by Signing MOU With The Water Council

Delegation’s visit included meetings with key partners across the City of Milwaukee The Water Council and The Mathie Group welcomed Li Jin, Deputy Mayor, ChuZhou Municipal Government, Fusheng Zhang, Deputy Secretary General, ChuZhou Municipal Government, Zhi Yao, Senior Advisor, Najiao District Government, Yanyong Wang, Director, ChuZhou Bureau of Science and Technology, Feng Zhang, Director, Nanquiao… Read More

Dennis Webb Receives 2017 Water Warrior of the Year Award

New award recognizes and celebrates a member that is a true water leader, making significant achievements in the water industry and has gone above and beyond in supporting STEM education. By: Isaiah Perez, Membership Manager, The Water Council On May 24, 2017, Dennis Webb, Owner of Sage Water, became the first-ever “Water Warrior of the… Read More

Top 10 Takeaways from the Water Leaders Summit

KEY INSIGHTS FROM THE FRONT LINE By: Scott Propp, Dentro Consulting LLC Water is the new key to security. I just had the privilege of attending and leading a panel at the 10th annual Water Leaders Summit held in Milwaukee on May 23 & 24th.  This year’s big idea, “A Secure Future Needs Water,” brought together… Read More

Forced to turn off the water to its campus

Three months ago, Brad Ives, the associate vice chancellor at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill for utility services, faced the kind of phone call that’s almost unimaginable: His county water utility told him the university had to stop using water. A cascade of problems forced UNC-CH to turn off water to its campus… Read More

Business as usual will simply not work for our planet

Deep inside some big water projects around the world, like the newly opened desal plant in San Diego, and the legendary desal plants in Perth, Australia, is Dow water technology. Snehal Desai heads Dow’s water and process solutions group, which makes a lot of the guts of sophisticated water systems — reverse osmosis technology, ion-exchange… Read More

“We made a desalination revolution in Israel”

“…Not only to realize that we needed to do it, but to actually do it,” said Uri Shani, inventor and entrepreneur in agriculture and water technologies and retired general manager and chairman of the Israeli Governmental Water & Sewer Authority. For five years, Uri Shani was the head of Israel’s Water Authority, presiding over a… Read More