Water Council Mission:To align the regional fresh water research community and water-related industries to establish the Milwaukee region as the World Water Hub for water research, economic development, and education.
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U.S. Water Alliance announced the winners of the 2013 U.S. Water Prize, and we were proud to see that Water Council member MillerCoors was one of the three winners. MillerCoors was recognized “for their innovative and comprehensive strategies to protect and … Continue reading
Attention Water Council members! Clean Energy Trust is holding their inaugural regional technology forum on October 3, 2012 in Chicago. Organizations from across the Midwest including the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Gas Technology Institute, Milwaukee Water Council, Northwestern … Continue reading
Yesterday–with help from Gov. Walker, Mayor Barrett and County Executive Abele and other dignitaries– the Water Council launched the renovation of the Water Council Building at 223 W. Pittsburgh in the city’s Historic Walker’s Point neighborhood. The event featured several speakers … Continue reading
The Milwaukee Water Council today announced that Sloan will become another tenant of the Water Accelerator Center at 223 W. Pittsburgh. Sloan, headquartered in Franklin Park, Illinois, will open a new office in the Milwaukee Water Council’s Executive Suite Floor. In … Continue reading
Dr. Peter Geissinger is an Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Geissinger’s research interests are the investigation of internal electric fields in condensed systems using high- resolution laser spectroscopy as well as the application of fiber-optic sensor technologies for environmental monitoring. – … Continue reading
Dr. Nancy Frank is an Associate Professor in the Urban Planning department at UW-Milwaukee. Dr. Frank’s areas of interest include policy issues related to water, land use, brownfield redevelopment, urban green space, and climate change. She also serves as editor of WAPA News, the … Continue reading
Ryan Matthews Our long term goal of creating a self-sustaining water related business market in Milwaukee depends on our ability to foster interest in the next generation. We strive to facilitate and encourage programs that teach students about the Milwaukee water cluster. … 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
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
Former Gov. Tommy Thompson today announced a proposal to create jobs and long-term economic growth by further establishing Milwaukee as the international leader in fresh water science and technology. “We have an opportunity now to open the floodgates of long-term, … Continue reading