Category Archives: Water Accelerator Center

The Water Council featured in USGLC’s 2014 Innovations in Smart Power Initiative

The Water Council is pleased to announce that we have been selected as one of 30 leading American innovators for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s (USGLC) 2014 Innovations in Smart Power Initiative. The Innovations in Smart Power is an initiative … Continue reading

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Water Summit 2014 – Presentations, Videos, and Images

Thank you to all that joined us for and helped make Water Summit 2014: Thriving in the Global Water Economy a huge success this past week in Milwaukee! We were honored to host the International Water Association Board of Directors … Continue reading

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Water Summit 2014 Makes a Media Splash

Water Summit 2014 was a great success, thanks in part to our wonderful Membership, World-Class Speaker line-up, amazing Volunteers and Water Council Staff, and attendees from across the United States, and world. Even though the Summit is long-since over, the … Continue reading

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French Ambassador Delattre Visits Global Water Center, MOU Signed

Ambassador of France to the United States François Delattre toured the Global Water Center during his visit to Milwaukee, Tuesday, April 29. The Center, established by The Water Council in 2013, houses water industry startup companies, research lab space and … Continue reading

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Around the Water Cooler – March Recap

Thank you to all that joined The Water Council for Around the Water Cooler (ATWC) during March. These weekly lunchtime gatherings are meant as a way for tenants to come together in a casual environment, and learn about our fellow … Continue reading

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Rexnord Corporation to Relocate Corporate Executives to Global Water Center

The Water Council gains a major new tenant at the Global Water Center! Continue reading

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Fund for Lake Michigan boosts clean water research at UW-Milwaukee

The Fund for Lake Michigan has approved a $500,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences to support its $53 million expansion along Milwaukee’s inner harbor. The grant will support the Great Lakes Genomics Center, the … Continue reading

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Wipfli LLP hosts Freshwater Industry Seminar Series

New Year. New Perspectives — Growing Your Business in 2014 In partnership with The Water Council, Wipfli LLP, CPAs and Consultants will launch a 3-part, complimentary seminar series, designed to provide attendees with thought provoking ideas and information on topics … Continue reading

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Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Spotlight: NEW Works

In this installment of the Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator Spotlight, The Water Council sits down with Shajan John, President of NEW Works, a division of the consulting company, Mahattil International LLC. Shajan and NEW Works are late entrants into the Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator program, but have wasted no time getting up to speed and assembling a workstation in the Flow Lab at the Global Water Center, which will celebrate its launch on Monday, February 10, 2014. Continue reading

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Global Water Center receives LEED® Silver certification

The Water Council is thrilled to announce that our Global Water Center, at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, has been awarded LEED® Silver certification. Highlights of the project include a vegetated roofing research laboratory (green roof), consisting of 11 different … Continue reading

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