Work in freshwater lab opens path to future in science

By: Kathy Quirk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee April 18, 2017 Cristal Sanchez-Estrada is feeding her love of science by immersing herself in research on algae and phosphorus in lake waters. The senior from Milwaukee sees her work as an undergraduate student scientist in a lab at the School of Freshwater Sciences as a way of fulfilling… Read More

Member Meeting Recap – February 2017

Thank you University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences for hosting our first Member Meeting of 2017!  By: Isaiah Perez, Membership Manager for The Water Council February 22nd marked the first member gathering of 2017. It also marked the first time The Water Council (TWC) offered members across the country and world the… Read More

Guarding Neighborhoods while Gardening with Stormwater

Milwaukee entrepreneur develops unique idea for stormwater runoff   By: Meghan Jensen, VP Marketing & Communications, The Water Council     Earlier this year we selected two winners for the 2017 Pilot Program supported by Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Fund for Lake Michigan and Wells Fargo. The program, now in its third year, supports water… Read More

The age-old question of what’s better, quantity or quality?

Two young companies partner to develop a cement paver for municipalities and landowners to handle massive amounts of stormwater while cleaning it.   By: Meghan Jensen, VP Marketing & Communications, The Water Council      Through the support of Wells Fargo, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD), and Fund for Lake Michigan, The Water Council developed… Read More

Danish Businesses Visit Milwaukee

A relationship in the making By: Meghan Jensen, VP Marketing & Communications, The Water Council ORIGINS In November of 2016, I had the pleasure of participating in the Great Water Cities Summit in Aarhus, Denmark presented by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) to speak about Milwaukee’s water innovation network. Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest City (and for me home of the Jensen’s),… Read More

Q4 Member Meeting Recap – December 2016

December 6th marked The Water Council’s final Quarterly Member Meeting of 2016. The meeting served as a comprehensive introduction to the ICE (Innovation Commercialization Exchange) Institute and The Water Council’s new Membership Benefits & Dues Structure to its members. Read More