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The Water Council Tide / May 2016
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June 14-15
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U.S. Department of the Interior Visits Global Water Center
The Water Council hosted the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) on Wednesday, May 4, for a half-day visit to introduce the delegation to the freshwater technology, research, and business development occurring in Milwaukee’s World Water Hub.
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MEMBER SUCCESSES
Bradley Corporation Names New CEO

Bryan Mullet has been named President & CEO, becoming the fifth generation of family ownership and leadership of the company. Read More

A. O. Smith Sets Performance Record

Despite lower sales in the United States, total revenue for the first quarter was up by 3%, to more than $636M, setting an earnings and revenue record. Read More

Water Council Members Receive High Honors

Preston Cole, Water Council Board Member, and Kurt Thiede, Deputy Secretary, WI DNR, Water Council Member, receive University of Wisconsin – Steven’s Point award. Read More

Badger Meter Reports Record 1st Quarter

Revenue for the first quarter came in at over $100M, a first for Badger Meter, and a 20% increase over 2015 quarterly numbers. Read More

New Water Council Members

Welcome new corporate members Great Lakes Power Vac, MSK Advertising, and P&A Technologies to our dynamic network! View our full Global Business Directory.


MILWAUKEE WATER HUB

The Water Council Honored with Global Economic Development Leadership Award

The Water Council was named the winner of CoreNet Global’s 2016 Economic Development Leadership award for Water Technology Cluster Leadership. Learn More

U.S. Senator Baldwin Energy Reform Statement

The comprehensive legislation addresses issues of energy efficiency, infrastructure, supply, accountability, and land conservation. Learn More

Water Council Website Receives Design Award 

The Business Marketing Association of Milwaukee designated The Water Council’s website, developed by Nelson Schmidt, a 2016 Bell Award Winner. Read More

Brookings Institute Hones in on Milwaukee’s Regional Alignment Strategies

Article highlights how our region is proving jurisdictions, businesses, and nonprofits can align to reinvent economic development strategies. Learn More

Global MKE – Milwaukee Region’s Global Trade & Investment Plan

The report, part of the Global Cities Initiative, combines export and FDI strategies into a single, highly coordinated plan, with water as first strategy. Learn More

Next City Features Milwaukee’s Harbor District 

The redevelopment of Milwaukee’s industrial inner harbor into an eco-conscious, mixed-use neighborhood and working waterfront were recently highlighted. Read More

Water Council Welcomes Web/Graphic Designer

Get to know the latest member of The Water Council's marketing team, Jeremy Treuden, Web/Graphic Designer, with this brief interview. Learn More


GLOBAL INDUSTRY NEWS

Report on Municipal Freshwater Scarcity

The U.S. Government Accountability Office conducted this assessment of technologies that may help municipal water utilities address water scarcity. Learn More

China Recruits Citizens to Combat Water Pollution

With nearly 80% of Chinese cities not treating wastewater, officials have launched a new strategy to report contaminated waterways for remediation. Read More


WATER OPPORTUNITIES

Veolia VP Joins Water Summit 2016

Patrick Schultz, Vice President of Performance Solutions at Veolia, joins the lineup of dynamic speakers at Water Summit 2016. Register Now

Badger Meter Summer Internships Available

Join an exhilarating environment to accelerate your career in water with this world-class employer. Learn More

Green Schools Consortium of Milwaukee Conference

Help support the budding green schools movement in the Milwaukee-area by attending the 1st Annual GCSM Conference. Learn More

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BLUE TALENT
Featured Blue Talent

Are you a recent college graduate? Are you in a career transition? Or, do you know someone that fits into one of these categories? If so, The Water Council encourages you to share your résumé, the type of position you are looking for, and areas of interest for inclusion in upcoming Featured Blue Talent blogs that are shared with our vast network. Start you water journey by submitting your complete information to marketing@thewatercouncil.com.
STARTUP COMMUNITY

STEMhero, the spin-off company of BREW graduate MeterHero, recently purchased its former parent company, providing the first “exit” for any BREW Accelerator company. The purchase will also return the original company back to the Milwaukee-region. Read More
STEWARDSHIP & SUSTAINABILITY

The North American Regional Office of the Alliance for Water Stewardship and Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership co-hosted AWS stewardship training at the Global Water Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 26-28. Additional trainings are planned for California and Washington, D.C. later in 2016. Read More
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