2017 World Water Cities Forum Summary

2017 World Water Cities Forum Summary  By Amy Jensen, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operations Officer In September 2017, I had the honor of representing both The Water Council and the City of Milwaukee at the 2017 World Water Cities Forum (WWCF) held in Gyeongju City, South Korea. The forum, hosted by Mayor Kwon Young-jin… Read More

UWM’s Junhong Chen named one of the world’s most impactful researchers

UWM’s Junhong Chen named one of the world’s most impactful researchers Posted by Laura Lotto from the UWM Report on Nov 17, 2017 A UWM distinguished professor has been named one of world’s most cited academic researchers in the field of engineering by Clarivate Analytics, a leading company that monitors scholarly data. Junhong Chen is… Read More

Wisconsin Delegation to Israel Returns Home After Successful Trade Mission

WISCONSIN DELEGATION TO ISRAEL RETURNS HOME AFTER SUCCESSFUL TRADE MISSION Posted by the WEDC  on Nov 2, 2017 Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan, and the rest of the 16-member Wisconsin delegation are returning to Wisconsin Thursday after a successful trade mission to Israel that focused on developing… Read More

Road to Global Entrepreneur Summit begins in MKE

 Road to Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Milwaukee Milwaukee will garner national and international attention in November as it hosts the “Road to GES.” Milwaukee was selected as one of three principal U.S. cities to help raise awareness in the lead up to the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India on November 28-30, 2017. Milwaukee… Read More

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 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