Monthly Archives: March 2012

Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Ryoichi Samuel Amano

Dr. Ryoichi Samuel Amano is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UWM. In this week’s video, Dr. Amano discusses his work in aeration techniques that produce small bubbles to increase oxidation efficiency and reduces the energy needed for water pumps. – James Starzec … Continue reading

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Laurent Auguste article on the state of water in the U.S.

Laurent Auguste, President and CEO of Veolia Water Americas and board member of the Milwaukee Water Council, wrote an article last week in honor of the UN World Water Day. His article, How US Cities Can Improve Water Management Before … Continue reading

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REMINDER: World Water Day Tomorrow!

Hello everyone. We wanted to remind you that tomorrow, March 24, is World Water Day! Dr. Murali Vedula will be hosting events in the morning and afternoon on Milwaukee’s Upper East Side. Events will begin at 10am with a screening of The Balanced … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Michael Carvan

Dr. Michael Carvan is a Shaw Associate Professor for the School of Freshwater Science at UW-Milwaukee. In this video, Dr. Carvan describes his research on the effects of mercury ingestion on female zebra fish. His data shows that mercury exposure at even unmeasurable levels … Continue reading

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Dean Amhaus on Green$ense Radio Show

Dean Amhaus, Executive Director of The Water Council, was recently featured on the Green$ense Radio Show. He was interviewed by host Robert Colangelo on topics ranging from water infrastructure, tap water and water pricing. According to their website, Green$ense Radio … Continue reading

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AWS has released their International Water Stewardship Standard

Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) has released the first draft of their International Water Stewardship Standard. It is open for public consultation until June 15, 2012 and can be found here. According to their website, The AWS International Water Stewardship … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Carmen Aguilar

This week’s Water Researcher is Dr. Carmen Aguilar, an Associate Scientist at the School of Freshwater Sciences-WATER Institute. The following video describes Dr. Aguilar’s research on zebra and quagga mussels in Lake Michigan and their impact on the food chain. These invasive species … Continue reading

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Dr. Murali Vedula to host World Water Day at UW-Milwaukee

Dr. Murali Vedula will be hosting events at UW-Milwaukee on Saturday, March 24 to celebrate World Water Day. The events will begin at 10am in the UWM Union Building, Wisconsin Room with a screening of the locally produced documentary on the … Continue reading

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Milwaukee mentioned in Harvard Business Review

Milwaukee was recently featured in an article in the March 2012 issue of the Harvard Business Review. The article titled Enriching the Ecosystem highlighted Milwaukee’s urban aquaponics efforts and UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences. Small adjustments to local zoning laws, which … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Marc Anderson

Dr. Marc Anderson’s Water Chemistry Program is concerned with the fabrication and application of microporous ceramic materials that are synthesized using sol-gel methods. These high surface area materials can be made to be conducting, semiconducting, or insulating and are then … Continue reading

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