Monthly Archives: April 2012

COMMON Pitch Milwaukee: American Innovation

So many of you are making a difference in the Milwaukee area as well as globally. You’re changing the way the world views water by doing things like creating new approaches to water infrastructure, studying the effects of plankton in … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. John Berges

Dr. John A Berges is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Berges studies planktonic organisms in the upper part of the water column of Lake Michigan. After harvesting the organisms … Continue reading

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Southeast Wisconsin Watersheds Trust’s Clean Rivers, Clean Lakes Conference

8th Annual Clean Rivers, Clean Lake Conference to be held at Discovery World on April 30th Monday, April 30, 2012 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Registration and coffee at 7:30 a.m. Discovery World 500 N. Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, WI Sweet … Continue reading

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Grundfos Joins Water Research & Business Accelerator Center

The Milwaukee Water Council today announced that the global pump company Grundfos will become an initial tenant of the Water Research & Business Accelerator Center at 223 W. Pittsburgh.  Grundfos, leasing space on the Milwaukee Water Council’s Executive Suite Floor, … Continue reading

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What Water Means for Milwaukee Business

We’ve been seeing a lot of articles popping up online lately talking about the future of water. Just this week, The Weather Channel posted an article about water ownership in the United States. One of the front page articles on BBC … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Harvey Bootsma

Dr. Harvey Bootsma is an Associate Professor with the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences. Dr. Bootsma’s research studies the role of quagga mussels in nutrient and energy cycling in Lake Michigan. His research specifically seeks to determine whether mussels are responsible for the … Continue reading

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Phil Montgomery on Water Efficiency

The Journal Sentinel recently posted an article online titled Invest in Water Efficiency.  The piece was written by Phil Montgomery, chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, appointed by Governor Scott Walker. In his article, Mr. Montgomery specifically mentioned a … Continue reading

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Imagine H2O and Milwaukee Water Council Join Forces to Foster Water Entrepreneurship

Imagine H2O, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that helps entrepreneurs to turn water challenges into business opportunities, and the Milwaukee Water Council, a leadership group that aims to make Milwaukee the World Water Hub for water research, economic … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Hector Bravo

Dr. Hector R. Bravo is in the Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Because of the high cost of field monitoring, Dr. Bravo has turned to modeling to predict the means and range that pollutants are transferred in surface … Continue reading

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Water Researcher Wednesday: Dr. Robert Burlage

Dr. Robert Burlage is a professor in the Health Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Burlage investigates the capacity of pathogens to cause infection in humans as they exist in the environment. By fusing known disease-causing microorganisms to bioindicator genes, … Continue reading

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