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Corncob Looks to Turn Wastewater Into Growth Innovations

Douglas Hwang has been working on water filtration issues for three decades and he believes the latest product from Waukesha-based startup Corncob Inc. could solve many of the industry’s challenges. The Corncob II, which uses a membrane technology, can filter many different types of water into potable drinking water in a single step. It can… Read More

International Water Stewardship Standard In Use

On the past several years, hundreds of thousands of building owners and facility managers in Flint, MI and Toledo, OH had to contend with toxic or no municipal water service. Building owners and managers from lower Manhattan to the Louisiana Gulf Coast have to contend with subsidence and increased storm surges that disrupt operations and… Read More

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Local Startup Turns Menomonee River Water Into Safe Drinking Water During Milwaukee Water Week

Access to safe drinking water is a global crisis, which is why developing new, innovative ways to convert river water, wastewater and agricultural waste into clean water is critical to the lives of many. Today, co-inventors from CORNCOB Inc., a participant of The Water Council’s BREW Accelerator, demonstrated groundbreaking technology that could address this worldwide problem. Read More

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Initiating water culture through water clusters
December 5, 2016
The Water Council Wants To Find Your Next Great Technology
December 1, 2016
The Water Council seeking applicants for Pilot Program
November 8, 2016
A. O. Smith, United Way partner with Milwaukee to provide water filtration products
November 7, 2016
4 bold collaborations tackling California’s drought
October 19, 2016
Garman joins The Water Council as CTO
October 19, 2016
UWM’s Garman to lead The Water Council’s ICE Institute initiative
October 18, 2016
New Chief Technology Officer joins The Water Council
October 18, 2016
New Chief Technology Officer joins The Water Council
October 18, 2016
FLC Water Innovation Virtual Forum spotlights breakthrough technology
October 5, 2016
WEFTEC ’16: The Water Council showcases water tech entrepreneurs at BREW Tank
October 3, 2016
The making of global cities: Stories from the Global Cities Exchange
September 29, 2016
Brookings releases new report on “The making of global cities”
September 29, 2016
The Water Council Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC
September 28, 2016
The Water Council Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from IEDC
September 28, 2016
BREW Tank competition drums up investment opportunities at WEFTEC 2016
September 28, 2016
The Water Council launches ICE Institute commercialization initiative
September 27, 2016
Marquette, A.O. Smith collaborate on water technology study
September 27, 2016
The Water Council launches new research commercialization initiative
September 27, 2016
The Water Council to offer German firms ‘soft-landing’
September 26, 2016
ICE Institute is next evolution of The Water Council
September 26, 2016
Wisconsin and Germany formalize water technology collaboration
September 26, 2016
International Microbial Associates and Microbe Detectives to advance microbiological solutions
September 22, 2016
A. O. Smith, The Water Council announce BREW Corporate technology challenge winner
September 19, 2016
Jagler: Self-disruption propels A.O. Smith
September 17, 2016
What does it mean to be a ‘water hub’ city?
September 15, 2016
11 top tech cities in the midwest
September 12, 2016
River Place Lofts replaces former Pfister Vogel tannery in Walker’s Point
August 15, 2016
Badger Meter opens $5.5 million customer center
August 4, 2016
A tale of two trade fairs: Milwaukee’s globally relevant water proposition
July 27, 2016
Why millennial entrepreneurs are flocking to this midwestern city
June 24, 2016
Milwaukee gets $1 million loan for lead pipe replacement
June 23, 2016
Accelerator winners announced at Water Summit 2016
June 20, 2016
Why 300 people came to Milwaukee to learn about water?
June 17, 2016
Water Council to ‘scout’ researchers for next great ideas
June 16, 2016
International Water Association executive praises Milwaukee
June 16, 2016
New round of Accelerator winners announced at Water Summit 2016
June 15, 2016
A. O. Smith, The Water Council to sponsor BREW Corporate technology challenge
June 14, 2016
LuminUltra® & Microbe Detectives advance control solutions in water & wastewater
June 9, 2016
UWM research helps Wisconsin thrive
June 9, 2016
Wisconsin Public Radio interview: Building a water resilient city
June 8, 2016
The Water Council and accelerate water solutions and innovation
June 2, 2016
Mikroflot Technologies uses tiny bubbles to reduce industrial wastewater
May 27, 2016
Six start-ups to pitch at Water Summit in June
May 26, 2016
Nano Gas Technologies turns field demonstrations into first customer
May 19, 2016
Wellntell wins BizTimes I.Q. Award for Innovation
May 17, 2016
Pabst warehouse to be converted to Global Water Center II
May 16, 2016
Global Economic Development Leadership honor awarded to The Water Council
May 12, 2016
Combined research portfolio demonstrates the value of used water
May 9, 2016
Friday on Lake Effect: Helping refugees, life-changing songs, and Bubbler Talk
May 6, 2016
After two years apart, startups STEMhero and MeterHero reunite
May 1, 2016
A.O. Smith sets performance records, despite U.S. sales dip
April 27, 2016
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin statement on bipartisan energy reforms
April 20, 2016
Bradley Corp. names Bryan Mullett CEO
April 20, 2016
Badger Meter nearly doubles earnings in Q1
April 18, 2016
Milwaukee eyes designs for new Harbor District
April 15, 2016
Dow invests in OxyMem’s wastewater treatment technology
April 13, 2016
Droplet Interview: Matt Howard, Director, AWS-North America
April 13, 2016
Empowering water entrepreneurship: flexible filtration
April 12, 2016
Global Water Center expands to second location
April 7, 2016
Empowering water entrepreneurship: elevating economical, ecological water projects
April 2, 2016
Water industry firms with Milwaukee-area offices to combine in $795M deal
March 30, 2016
New group wants to open flow of water research in Chicago
March 28, 2016
Dramm Corporation is celebrating 75 years of design and manufacturing of quality watering tools!
March 28, 2016
Clean water winners
March 26, 2016
Spancrete hiring as new projects drive growth
March 25, 2016
Global Water Center II work to begin soon
March 24, 2016
Water Council’s BREW Accelerator taking applications for new class
March 24, 2016
Water sustainability initiative to open Milwaukee office
March 23, 2016
International Water Association to open Milwaukee office
March 22, 2016
International Water Association to open Milwaukee office as part of water initiative
March 22, 2016
Water Council’s BREW program promises to launch 75 start-ups
March 22, 2016
At White House Water Summit, Milwaukee pledges to advance water innovation
March 22, 2016
At White House Water Summit, Milwaukee pledges to advance water innovation
March 22, 2016
Milwaukee’s water role is recognized nationally and globally
March 22, 2016
Mayor Barrett announces International Water Association to establish North American regional office in Milwaukee
March 22, 2016
Water Council names two to Pilot Program
March 21, 2016
Competition announces two winners to advance new, clean water technologies
March 21, 2016
Water Council announces winners of clean water technology competition
March 21, 2016
Flint shows need for sensors anyone can use to monitor drinking water
March 20, 2016
Project Milwaukee innovation forum stresses need for collaboration
March 18, 2016
The water data drought
March 17, 2016
Metals smart enough to save gas
March 17, 2016
Project Milwaukee: Where do we stand in water tech innovation?
March 17, 2016
Water is broken. Data can fix it.
March 17, 2016
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin introduces water-related legislation
March 15, 2016
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s new legislation to accelerate water technologies receives strong support
March 15, 2016
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin introduces new legislation to accelerate water technologies
March 14, 2016
Kenosha Wastewater Treatment Facility Progresses Toward Energy Independence
March 14, 2016
New group aims to develop ‘water thinkers’
March 10, 2016
Fund for Lake Michigan awards $1.4 million in grants
March 9, 2016
Fund for Lake Michigan awards almost $1.4 million toward Wisconsin waters
March 9, 2016
UWM’s commitment to research has far-reaching implications for Milwaukee
March 8, 2016
$2 Billion in New Private Sector Investments to Protect Natural Resources
March 8, 2016
Milwaukee chosen for VilCap Communities start-up program
March 4, 2016
Fast Company’s Fishman to headline Water Summit
March 3, 2016
Water contest winner- Nutrient Recovery and Upcycling
February 26, 2016
National competition selects three winners to advance water entrepreneurship, resiliency and sustainability
February 25, 2016
Water Council, Veolia name new class of Brew companies
February 25, 2016
Microbe Detectives launches eCommerce site for environmental DNA analysis services
February 22, 2016
Marquette Law School and Haggerty Art Museum projects highlight Global Water Center themes
February 19, 2016
Bill DiCroce named President and CEO of Veolia North America
February 18, 2016
Water Council’s Amhaus expects ‘even stronger’ 2016
February 16, 2016
The Water Council Applauds White House For $300M Proposal For Water Innovation
February 10, 2016
The Water Council applauds White House for $300 million proposal for water innovation
February 9, 2016
Milwaukee’s Global Water Center to Expand
February 4, 2016
Dramm Corp. turns fish scraps into fertilizer
February 1, 2016
Once famous for beer, Milwaukee now bets on water
January 27, 2016
Liquid Assets: The good news in water in 2015
January 27, 2016
Second Global Water Center building nears construction start after securing WEDC grant
January 27, 2016
New water crisis in the Midwest
January 27, 2016
Milwaukee Company Donates Clean Water System
January 22, 2016
Water Council, UW-Milwaukee participate in White House roundtable
December 17, 2015
Milwaukee water experts add to national discussion on water innovation
December 17, 2015
The Water Council, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee participate in White House roundtable on water innovation
December 17, 2015
KOHLER clarity brings safe water to those in need
December 16, 2015
Scientist develops new way to find age of drinking water
December 14, 2015
From Boston to Milwaukee, lessons in building water tech clusters
November 25, 2015
Marquette, A. O. Smith study to bring national attention to Milwaukee
November 20, 2015
Cincinnati lags Milwaukee in establishing itself as hub for water technology
November 17, 2015
Growth of Milwaukee water cluster keeps rust belt city afloat
November 13, 2015
Why Milwaukee’s water business is booming
November 10, 2015
Water treatment equipment manufacturer doubling in size
November 2, 2015
Water could transform Rust Belt into Blue Belt
October 27, 2015
National award of excellence presented to Water Council
October 27, 2015
In The BREW Tank, everyone’s a winner
October 26, 2015
Dean Amhaus interview with Water World- WEFTEC 2015
October 17, 2015
National competition launched
October 9, 2015
Global Water Center already a big success
October 5, 2015
International visitors to the Global Water Center
October 2, 2015
Veolia, Water Council launch national competition to advance water sustainability
October 1, 2015
Pow! national competition announced
September 29, 2015
Water Council seeks applications for Pilot Program
September 28, 2015
Application process now open for Water Council Pilot Program
September 28, 2015
Milwaukee’s Water Technology District spurred $211.6 million in development
September 25, 2015
Economic analysis shows Milwaukee’s Water Technology District has spurred $211.6 Million in development
September 24, 2015
Online water research and collaboration ecosystem to launch at international water technology show
September 23, 2015
Online water research and collaboration ecosystem to launch at international water technology show
September 23, 2015
Milwaukee’s move from Rust Belt to “Coastal City”
September 18, 2015
M-WERC and The Water Council announce joint project to leverage regional assets
September 17, 2015
Great Lakes neighbor bullish on fresh water
September 6, 2015
What Milwaukee can teach Chicago about clean water
September 4, 2015
Global Water Center: Water tech research, development is name of the game
September 1, 2015
WNY should begin taking the steps needed to tap into the ‘blue economy’
August 30, 2015
Can the Great Lakes become an engine for growth again?
August 29, 2015
Milwaukee company’s device delivers hope for clean drinking water
August 22, 2015
New funding, expanded programming for Global Water Center
August 20, 2015
Wells Fargo and Water Council launch Water POD
August 20, 2015
Pilot Program new funding
August 20, 2015
Building sold for second Global Water Center in Milwaukee, construction set for fall
August 3, 2015
From Rustbelt to Bluebelt
August 1, 2015
Hatching a business: startups learn to fly in challenging environment
July 27, 2015
Water wars: Milwaukee becoming home to advanced water technology
July 26, 2015
Milwaukee gets grant for water technology business park
July 20, 2015
Meet the Water Council’s ‘BREWMaster’: Elizabeth Thelen
July 7, 2015
BREW freshwater accelerator names next startup class
June 24, 2015
The Water Council raising $5M fund, names next accelerator startups
June 24, 2015
The Water Council announces Batch 3 winners of BREW Accelerator
June 24, 2015
Rexnord moving Zurn HQ to Milwaukee; will be tenant of second Reed Street Yards building
June 23, 2015
California symbolic of global groundwater crisis, scientist says
June 23, 2015
The Water Council applauds Rexnord’s plans to establish global headquarters for Zurn business in Milwaukee
June 23, 2015
Water Council receives second-year funding from JPMorgan Chase
June 22, 2015
Water Council announces 2nd year funding from JPMorgan Chase
June 22, 2015
Water: the liquid lifesaver
June 20, 2015
Milwaukee dives into water tech, Chicago just getting feet wet
June 12, 2015
Milwaukee officially selected as North American director of water-quality group
May 14, 2015
The Water Council: hires Matt Howard as new Director of Alliance for Water Stewardship, North America
May 13, 2015
Water Council hires Matt Howard as new Director of Alliance for Water Stewardship, North America
May 13, 2015
Commentary: A greedy look at Lake Michigan
April 29, 2015
Water companies license two UW-Milwaukee sensor technologies
April 28, 2015
The Water Council joins OPIC Partners Program
April 27, 2015
OPIC welcomes The Water Council to Partners Program
April 27, 2015
Clean water crisis spawns UWM research into water-monitoring products
April 27, 2015
Foreign officials touring Milwaukee innovation centers today
April 23, 2015
Veolia creates national competition to promote water industry innovations
April 16, 2015
POW! Program announced to advance water entrepreneurship
April 16, 2015
The Water Council launches $5 million seed fund
March 31, 2015
The Water Council receives Cluster Grant under the U.S. Commerce Department’s regional innovation strategies program
March 30, 2015
Residential, commercial development flows around Global Water Center
March 28, 2015
Global Water Center officials plan second water technology building
March 25, 2015
“Cleaner drinking water:” Marquette receives $200K federal grant to study drinking water treatment
March 24, 2015
Water Council CEO Dean Amhaus awash in activity
March 2, 2015
Water Council’s ‘BREW’ accelerator embarks on round three
February 26, 2015
The Water Council, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation announce round III of the BREW
February 26, 2015
Water Council hires Amy Jensen as new Director of Finance & Operations
February 19, 2015
Wisconsin exports hit record high in 2014
February 12, 2015
The 5 best cities for growing your manufacturing business
February 2, 2015
Water Council applauds the Obama Administration in proposing new Water Finance Center
January 16, 2015
Is Milwaukee the leading freshwater city?
January 15, 2015
SOTU: Water Council CEO to join Baldwin at State of the Union
January 14, 2015
Water Council earns Wells Fargo National Clean Technology and Innovation Grant
January 13, 2015
For water’s sake, Chicago researchers reach across the seas to Israel
January 2, 2015
WaterCampus Leeuwarden expands global network by participation in UN cities programme
December 19, 2014
Wells Fargo awards national clean technology and innovation grant to Water Council
December 12, 2014
Using blue tech to save our water
December 10, 2014
Toronto startup targets fragmented water industry
December 8, 2014
The Water Council commends Senate Committee on passing the Nexus of Energy and Water Sustainability Act of 2014
November 14, 2014
Rexnord makes money with products that help make the world go round
November 11, 2014
Reed Street Yards Water Tech office building could start construction in spring
November 10, 2014
From Silicon Valley to Romania, WI Water Accelerator a diverse mix
October 2, 2014
EPA Chief “Milwaukee gets It” when it comes to clean water
October 2, 2014
U.S. Small Business Administration selects The Water Council for Regional Innovation Cluster Award
September 30, 2014
Water Council to receive SBA cluster funding
September 30, 2014
Milwaukee designated as federal water technology cluster
September 30, 2014
Can Milwaukee become a CDC-style federal center for water research?
September 30, 2014
Small Business Administration awards $500,000 grant to The Water Council
September 30, 2014
UWM welcomes the public to the School of Freshwater Sciences’ new home
September 10, 2014
4 Innovators turning the tide on the global water crises
August 28, 2014
JPMorgan Chase & Co. announces water investment partnership with The Water Council
August 25, 2014
The Water Council gains a new investment partner
August 25, 2014
JPMorgan Chase flags $225,000 for Water Council
August 25, 2014
Conserving water with blue tech
July 7, 2014
Water Council launches Water Collaborative Innovation Platform
July 7, 2014
The Water Council launches The Water Collaborative Innovation Platform
June 30, 2014
The Water Council partners with Wisconsin Historical Society to record real time history
June 24, 2014
Watertech of America enters business partnership with Badger Meter
June 18, 2014
Water Council to add water stewardship role
June 17, 2014
Reed Street Yards office building for water companies to start construction in fall
May 30, 2014
French Ambassador to visit Global Water Center
May 7, 2014
French Ambassador to vsit Milwaukee’s Global Water Center & sign MOU
April 22, 2014
Rexnord Corporation to relocate corporate executives to Global Water Center
March 31, 2014
Water technology accelerator embarks on second round
March 3, 2014
Water accelerator launches second round
March 3, 2014
New businesses tap into Global Water Center development in Milwaukee
March 2, 2014
The Water Council announces Batch II of the BREW Accelerator
March 1, 2014
Global Water Center, Pizza Man among 2014 Real Estate Award winners
February 27, 2014
H2Oscore, Oilgear and more among Milwaukee Institute grant winners
February 18, 2014
Will water technology transform the City?
February 11, 2014
New wings, new leaders are lifting Milwaukee
February 10, 2014
Milwaukee still striving to become Global Water Hub
February 4, 2014
Water center debuts water cycle demonstration, training equipment
January 29, 2014
Q&A: New Global Water Center tenant in business of flushing Legionnaire’s, other diseases, out of buildings
January 24, 2014
REGCOM joins Wipfli
January 14, 2014
H2Oscore pushes water conservation via software, utilities, and beer
January 13, 2014
Milwaukee tech start-ups: 3 themes to watch
January 13, 2014
Noah Technologies aims to keep basement floodwaters at bay
January 9, 2014
Green Roof tech firm offers cloud-based fix for cloud-born problem
January 7, 2014
Microbe Detectives brings DNA sequencing to water
January 2, 2014