NET ZERO MILITARY BASES – At the Nexus of National Security & Water

As the relentless acceleration of global energy and water use continues unabated, effective resource conservation has become connected to national security priorities and global stabilization.

Net Zero Military Bases – at the Nexus of National Security & Water
June 24, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

RADM Steve Smith USN (Ret.), Director of Disaster Planning & Risk Management, U.S. Small Business Administration (D.C.)
Mark Sales, CEO, Greyter Water Systems (Canada)
Marianna DeMyer, CEO, Roving Blue, Inc. (Wisconsin)
Chip Laingen, Commander U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Executive Director of Defense Alliance (Minnesota)

As a result of the relentless acceleration of global energy and water use, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) “Net Zero” initiative for its bases is an industry standard for programs that procure water technology and incentivize technology improvements. DoD’s needs for water in operational settings is driving further technology gains.  Learn how DoD is responding to a challenging water future, and working with industry to achieve its goals. Understand some of the global challenges and possible opportunities for commercial engagement.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how you could work with the Department of Defense!

Register HERE for Water Summit 2015!


About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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