Automating the ‘how’ in wastewater

Automating the ‘how’ in wastewater OptikTechnik’s technology monitors moisture levels in sludge     By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Have you ever wondered about the ‘how’ in treating wastewater? There are many variable factors that affect how facilities treat and disinfect waste especially for combined sewer treatment plants and industrial… Read More

Biogas from waste won’t go to waste

Biogas from waste won’t go to waste ETI creates sustainable biogas purification process      By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Wastewater treatment facilities go through a multistep process to clean and dispose of our organic wastes. “Anaerobic Digestion,” one of the last steps of treatment, involves using oxygen free tanks that grow naturally occurring micro-bacteria to safely break down these wastes and ultimately help protect our… Read More

Fryer Baskets and Fish Habitats

Fryer Baskets and Fish Habitats Harbor District makes waterfronts more habitable for aquatic life     By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   Harbor District, a non-profit working to lead a revitalization of Milwaukee’s Inner Harbor, found a unique way of creating an environment that is more welcoming and habitable for aquatic… Read More

2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Announces MetaMateria and PowerTech Water as Finalist

2018 China BlueTech™ Awards Announces MetaMateria and PowerTech Water as Finalist     By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council   At the 2018 China BlueTech™ Awards, a panel of 7 water/wastewater industry experts selected members of The Water Council, MetaMateria and PowerTech Water, as finalists for their market readiness. The finalists were… Read More

China Investment Corporation visits Milwaukee

China Investment Corporation visits Milwaukee   By: Taylor Baseheart, Communications Manager for The Water Council     On April 20, 2018, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation welcomed the China Investment Corporation Delegation to Wisconsin at the Global Water Center followed by a tour of Rockwell Automation down the street. The delegation heard from representatives from… Read More

Cows, data and affordability

Cows, data and affordability A roundup of the 2018 Mini-Water Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.   By: Meghan Jensen, VP Marketing & Communications for The Water Council     On April 26 we partnered with A. O. Smith Corporation to hold our second mini-Water Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. called “Building an Innovative Future for… Read More

Exporting and international assistance

Exporting and international assistance Attention Wisconsin water tech companies! The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) International Business Development Division is structured to focus on markets with the greatest purchasing power for Wisconsin products. To help Wisconsin companies build strategies to meet today’s global imperative, WEDC’s team of Market Development Directors works with other state agencies… Read More