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Monthly Archives: June 2012
- Ryan Matthews Most would never guess how incredibly busy Dean Amhaus is on any given day. His easy-going and amiable demeanor might lull you into believing he has one of those cushy, stress-free jobs that only exist in movies. To … Continue reading
Dr. Timothy Ehlinger is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at UW-Milwaukee. In this week’s Water Research Wednesday, Dr. Ehlinger talks about how he worked with the DNR and the community of Mount Pleasant to create a solution to their … Continue reading
I have a very exciting piece of news to share with you all today. To some of you, it might seem anticlimactic after months of meetings, phone calls, emails, etc., but it’s a huge milestone for us and one that … Continue reading
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new framework to help local governments meet the standards of the Clean Water Act. The EPA worked with publicly owned treatment works, state water permitting authorities, local governments, and nonprofit environmental … Continue reading
Dr. Russell Cuhel is a Senior Scientist for the Center for the Great Lakes Studies at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences. This video is centered on Dr. Cuhel’s study of invasive species and their effect on the phytoplankton population in … Continue reading
All three of our interns at the Milwaukee Water Council graduated this spring and are continuing to put their education to use in new ways. Both Ryan Matthews and Lisa Sasso are staying in the Milwaukee area and continue to … Continue reading
This week we will be hearing from Dr. Erik Christensen, Distinguished Professor at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Christensen discusses modeling storm water runoff volume and concentrations. Issues addressed are the monitoring of water contaminants in runoff water and developing advice on how to minimize … Continue reading
On June 11, the University of Wisconsin (UW) System announced that it, along with five of its campuses, will partner with with the Milwaukee Water Council to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) together to create learning opportunities for students interested … Continue reading
Kuwait officials have tapped Biogenesis Enterprises, Inc., a subsidiary of the newest member of the Milwaukee Water Council, Amiran Technologies, for a $15.1 million business opportunity to remediate what has been termed by environmental experts as the largest ecological oil disaster … Continue reading