The Water Council Tide / November 2015


BREW 3 Open House
November 19

4th Quarter Member Meeting 
December 9

Energy/Water Nexus Workshop
December 15
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Wisconsin is once again at the forefront of water resource protection with a proposed marine sanctuary designation off the coast of Lake Michigan. 
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Water Council Receives 2015 SSTI Excellence in TBED Award

Congratulations to The Water Council and the other winners of this prestigious and highly competitive national recognition announced during SSTI's 2015 Annual Conference in Oklahoma City. Read More

From Rust Belt to Blue Belt

Detroit Free Press details how Great Lakes States are utilizing freshwater resources to establish and expand a regional blue economy during a time of global water uncertainty. Read More

Exclusive: Interview with Dean Amhaus

Dean Amhaus, President & CEO, The Water Council sat with WaterWorld at WEFTEC to share exciting updates on what's to come for Wisconsin's Water Technology Cluster. Watch

EPA Seeks to Recycle Nutrients from Livestock Waste

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency have launched a competition to seek affordable technologies that recycle nutrients from waste. Learn More

BREW Tank Makes a Splash at WEFTEC 2015

BREW Tank allowed entrepreneurs from the BREW, Imagine H2O and BlueTech Research, to pitch their disruptive innovations to industry pros during WEFTEC 2015. Read More

Water Treatment Equipment Manufacturer Expanding

Marlo Inc. (Racine, WI) announced a nearly $4M self-funded expansion on the heels of double digit sales growth over the past year. Read More

Development Planned Next to Global Water Center

A Milwaukee developer plans to restore a warehouse in the heart of the Water Technology District for a multi-million dollar mixed-use project. Read More

Creating a Borderless Water Hub 

World Water magazine chronicles how The Water Council is building relationships with other global water clusters to create an international innovation network. Read More

New Water Council Members

The Water Council welcomes new corporate members Active Screw & Fastener, Global Impact Fund, Mahattil International, LLC, and Opti RTC, Inc. to our dynamic network! Interested in membership? Learn More

As 2015 comes to an end, The Water Council's Small Business Channel (SBC) continues to assess and develop the programming that launched this year. To determine what workshop topics and programmatic offerings would be most valuable to your business, SBC, via UW-Whitewater's Institute for Water Business, will distribute a brief survey later this month to gather invaluable feedback that will influence SBC offerings in 2016. For questions or to be included in the distribution list, contact Karen Frost, at
The Water Council Talent & Education Committee would like to thank Heather Koehn and Joe Russell, for their service and dedication over the past two years as Co-Chairs of the committee. Their passion and leadership have truly advanced our mission to build a water generation in Wisconsin. Do you wish to engage, influence and educate future water leaders? Become a Co-Chair in 2016, contact Elizabeth Thelen, at
The Energy/Water Nexus partnership between The Water Council and Mid-West Energy Research Consortium held the first in a series of workshops on October 20. The goal is to create a technology roadmap to establish priority areas for Energy/Water Nexus products and services in fuel & energy production, process efficiency, and market opportunity. The next workshop, December 15, will focus on water and energy markets. For more information, contact Elizabeth Thelen, at
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