water hub http://wuwm.com en Milwaukee Still Striving to Become Global Water Hub http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-still-striving-become-global-water-hub <p></p><p>The idea that Milwaukee could someday become the hub for the world’s freshwater technology innovations has been talked about enough that it seems that it’s a long-held belief by community leaders. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:59:09 +0000 Mitch Teich & Craig Wiroll 23937 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee Still Striving to Become Global Water Hub Why Do We Use Drinking Water to Flush Our Toilets? http://wuwm.com/post/why-do-we-use-drinking-water-flush-our-toilets <p><strong>The Johnson Foundation is taking a detailed look at how we can transform the nation's water infrastructure.</strong> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:52:31 +0000 Susan Bence & Stephanie Lecci 8980 at http://wuwm.com Why Do We Use Drinking Water to Flush Our Toilets? Successful Industry Hubs Inspire Water Proponents http://wuwm.com/post/successful-industry-hubs-inspire-water-proponents <p>If you have an idea for conserving or cleaning water -- or even using it -- Milwaukee could one day be the place to develop your invention.<br><br>That's the dream. A coalition of community leaders is pushing the city to become a global hub for water research and technology.<br><br>But is it really possible for a region to make itself the headquarters of an industry? And is there competition? We seek answers to those questions, in today's installment of Project Milwaukee: The Currency of Water. WUWM's Ann-Elise Henzl reports. Thu, 10 Dec 2009 21:19:19 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 2319 at http://wuwm.com Successful Industry Hubs Inspire Water Proponents What's Needed to Move Forward With Water Hub http://wuwm.com/post/whats-needed-move-forward-water-hub <p>Our series Project Milwaukee: The Currency of Water continues this morning. We’re reporting on Milwaukee’s efforts to become a global hub for water research and technology. In the past few years, companies already in the water business here have been expanding. But as WUWM’s Marti Mikkelson reports, leaders are now working to kick the effort into high gear. The ultimate prize would be jobs and economic development, along with a good dose of prestige. Wed, 09 Dec 2009 21:02:21 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 2313 at http://wuwm.com What's Needed to Move Forward With Water Hub What Makes a Water Economy http://wuwm.com/post/what-makes-water-economy <p>Rich Meeusen is the Chairman, President, and CEO of Milwaukee-based <a href="http://www.badgermeter.com/Home.htm" target="_blank">Badger Meter</a>, a company that makes water meters. He's also Co-Chair of the M7 Water Council. He spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich as part of our series, Project Milwaukee: The Currency of Water. Tue, 08 Dec 2009 20:51:01 +0000 Mitch Teich 2311 at http://wuwm.com