WDJT CBS 58: Water Council launches Water POD

The City of Milwaukee continues to lead the way when it comes to water technology. On August 21, the Water Council launched its new water pod. It’s a compact filtration system used to treat water from the Menomonee River and Inner Harbor. Right now one pod can...
Water POD delivers hope for clean drinking water

Water POD delivers hope for clean drinking water

A sign on the white igloo perched next to the brown, murky water of the Menomonee Canal south of downtown says: “Making the Unthinkable Drinkable.” A small hose carries the canal’s heavily polluted water inside the 8-foot-diameter dome.

A button on the outside can be pushed to dispense clear water that is clean enough to drink, said Anne Wick. She invites curious visitors — most recently Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; Cheryl Bailey, dean of the School of Natural and Health Sciences at Mount Mary University; and Dean Amhaus, president and CEO of The Water Council — to taste the finished and fully tested product.

Stonehouse Open House

Stonehouse Open House

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) By the Milwaukee River Join Pilot Project recipient, Stonehouse Water Technologies, in an open house sampling their beta model of the ‘Water...

Wells Fargo awards $100,000 to The Water Council

The grant will be used to form the Water Research Pilot Project, an initiative to advance new water technologies from the lab in Milwaukee to demonstration sites for real-world use. Through the Pilot Project, small- and medium-sized businesses will have access to the resources needed to scale up and achieve full commercialization, The Water Council said.