The Water Council

The Water Council

Created by leaders in both business and education, The Water Council is convening the Milwaukee region’s existing water companies, government agencies, and non-profits, developing education programs to train our talent, and building partnerships that cut across all sectors and geographic boundaries. With more than 200 water technology companies, and academic partners including University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Institute for Water Business, and Marquette University Water Law & Policy Initiative, Milwaukee is a global leader in freshwater innovation. Designation as a UN Global Compact City, recognized internationally as a centre of freshwater expertise, and recognized as a national sustainability leader for managing stormwater with green infrastructure, extracting renewable energy from waste products, and mitigating and adapting to climate change.

 

Activity Content Focus
  • SERVICES
  • Knowledge exchange forums
  • Demo-sites and/or test facilities
  • Matchmaking
  • Business/spin-off advisory services
  • Management training
  • Water re-use and recycling
  • Water and waste water treatment
  • Water-energy nexus
  • Ecosystem services
  • Decision support systems and monitoring
  • Smart technologies
Technology Stage
  • Early & later stage
Partnership Type
  • Public-private networking
Hub Type
  • Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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