Success Stories


See how people and businesses have leveraged The Water Council’s robust network to accelerate their vision. Scroll down to view featured success stories.


  • PaveDrain® – Helping the environment and creating jobs at the same time. READ
  • Melissa Marra – Leveraging opportunities to land a full-time career. READ
  • Microbe Detectives – Working in the Disney World® of water technology. READ
  • BioGill®– Opening the first Americas office in Milwaukee. READ
“Being located in the Global Water Center greatly maximizes your chances of success, because it will help you focus and adjust your business plan in accordance to reality."
Jose Ramirez, CEO Mikroflot Technologies
and OptikTechnik
“The Water Council has created a really unique platform to accelerate water technology commercialization.”
Dr. Junhong Chen,
Center Director
Water Equipment & Policy Center
“Southeastern Wisconsin has become an ecosystem where businesses, universities and other groups can come to collectively solve global water challenges.”
Craig Wehr, President Zurn Industries
“I am very happy to be located in the water capital of the world.”
Lisa Sasso, Project Manager Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

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