Sustainable Farming & National Dairy Month

Holstein cow looking into camera lens

Celebrate National Dairy Month by learning about Miltrim Farms, a dairy farm in Marathon County, Wis., that became the first farm in North America to achieve certification to the Alliance for Water Stewardship International Water Stewardship Standard.

View From Europe: Looking Back & Moving Forward on a Spanish Partnership

People stand under a SIGMA DAF sign.

Sometimes looking back is the best way to envision the future. I was reminded of this during a recent conversation with Xavier Amores, cluster manager at the Catalan Water Partnership (CWP) in Spain. He reminded us that it was almost time to renew our partnership, which was signed in Chicago back in 2018.

Developing Water Stewardship Talent

The Water Council’s newest intern, Jane Schaub, started recently. She will assist in our stewardship efforts as our Alliance for Water Stewardship professional credentialing intern. Read on to learn more about her and follow one student’s journey into water stewardship.

View From Europe: Opportunity Abounds to Enter U.S. Market

map of Europe and headshot of Beverly Ferrara, The Water Council European representative

For many firms, expanding into the US is attractive in theory, but daunting in practice. It’s even more challenging given current travel restrictions. Realizing the value of convening groups to share insights and ideas, The Water Council recently launched a new initiative to make it easier for European firms to connect with other water professionals in our ecosystem and with each other.

Water Stewardship Marries Sustainability With Health & Wellbeing

Although buildings are homes to living beings, they can also be thought of as living entities themselves. While it’s not a perfect analogy, buildings are “alive” in the sense that the materials used to make them, the locations they occupy, and the ways owners and occupants treat a building’s shell and systems all have a profound impact on the useful life of a building.