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Global Water Center

Prior to opening as the Global Water Center in 2013 the address was changed from 233 W. Pittsburgh Ave to 247 Freshwater Way by the City of Milwaukee.

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Friday Photos: Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs
Friday Photos

Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs

Will its new office building be joined by a 24-story tower?

MillerCoors Milwaukee Brewery Further Commits to Corporate Water Conservation Efforts by Partnering with the Alliance for Water Stewardship
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MillerCoors Milwaukee Brewery Further Commits to Corporate Water Conservation Efforts by Partnering with the Alliance for Water Stewardship

MillerCoors has achieved a water-to-beer ratio of 3.20:1.0 which is nearly a 10% reduction in just three years.

Building a Stronger Startup Community in Milwaukee
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Building a Stronger Startup Community in Milwaukee

The community is invited to attend a special Milwaukee Startup Week event.

New Chief Technology Officer Joins The Water Council
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New Chief Technology Officer Joins The Water Council

UW-Milwaukee and The Water Council Partner to Further Innovation and Commercialization in Water

The Water Council Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council
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The Water Council Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s best economic development programs.

Marquette, A. O. Smith release water study results
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Marquette, A. O. Smith release water study results

Water and manufacturing study led by Marquette, A. O. Smith and U.S. Council on Competitiveness stresses need for stewardship, innovation

Wisconsin and Germany Formalize Water Technology Collaboration with Memorandum of Understanding
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Wisconsin and Germany Formalize Water Technology Collaboration with Memorandum of Understanding

The two bodies will collaborate on business development and scientific and institutional research.

Coalition to Move Forward with Plans for Wisconsin Aviation/Aeronautics Center of Excellence
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Coalition to Move Forward with Plans for Wisconsin Aviation/Aeronautics Center of Excellence

Research laboratory will enable companies, universities to collaborate in the development, testing of aerospace and defense technologies

Friday Photos: Zurn HQ Rising in Reed Street Yards
Friday Photos

Zurn HQ Rising in Reed Street Yards

First new building in city's water technology park nearly complete.

UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses
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UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses

The 22 individual recipients and one corporate partner were chosen for awards based on their outstanding professional achievements, civic involvement and partnerships with the university.

Radio Waves: The Transformation of Walker’s Point
Radio Waves

The Transformation of Walker’s Point

Jeramey Jannene talks to 620 WTMJ about the South Side's new boom town.

New Round of Accelerator Winners Announced at Water Summit 2016
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New Round of Accelerator Winners Announced at Water Summit 2016

The BREW Accelerator, launched in 2013, unleashes water innovation by funding water technology startups with commercialization potential, with the goal of launching each portfolio within 24 months.

Op-Ed: Marquette/Aurora Partnership Shows Leadership
Op-Ed

Marquette/Aurora Partnership Shows Leadership

New $120 million athletics research center may have more economic impact than Bucks arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the MKE Lofts
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the MKE Lofts

Historic downtown building transformed from vacant offices to 105 stunning apartments

Creative Alliance Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee Announce Near West Side Neighborhood as Location for Walk the Talk TALK 2016, New Speaker Series
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Creative Alliance Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee Announce Near West Side Neighborhood as Location for Walk the Talk TALK 2016, New Speaker Series

The partners today also announced the addition of a four-part Walk the Talk Speaker Series leading up to the fall conference.

Mayor Barrett Announces International Water Association to Establish North American Regional Office in Milwaukee
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Mayor Barrett Announces International Water Association to Establish North American Regional Office in Milwaukee

Announcement made as part of White House’s Water Summit

Northwestern Mutual Selects General Contractor for Downtown Mixed-Use Development
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Northwestern Mutual Selects General Contractor for Downtown Mixed-Use Development

The family-owned and operated C.D. Smith brings more than 80 years of experience in construction management and general contracting to the Northwestern Mutual project.

National Competition Selects Three Winners to Advance Water Entrepreneurship, Resiliency and Sustainability
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National Competition Selects Three Winners to Advance Water Entrepreneurship, Resiliency and Sustainability

“Pow! emPowering Opportunities in Water” selects three US-based companies to fast-track water-related innovation.

Global Water Center to Expand
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Global Water Center to Expand

State grant will provide funding for future tenants

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Brix Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Brix Apartments

Rehabbed, century-old Walker's Point candy factory now a cool apartment complex.

Friday Photos: “Water Tech Two” Coming to Walker’s Point
Friday Photos

“Water Tech Two” Coming to Walker’s Point

Global headquarters for Zurn Industries LLC. starting construction in city's water technology park.

Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions
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Marquette University and A. O. Smith Corporation to lead initiative advising White House and Congress on manufacturing and water solutions

It will solidify the Milwaukee region’s strength in both water and manufacturing.

Walker’s Point buildings to be converted to apartments, other uses
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Walker’s Point buildings to be converted to apartments, other uses

New funding, expanded programming for Global Water Center
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New funding, expanded programming for Global Water Center

Governor Scott Walker Attends 2015 Water Summit in Milwaukee
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Governor Scott Walker Attends 2015 Water Summit in Milwaukee

Today, Governor Scott Walker attended the 2015 Water Summit, a two-day conference attracting water technology companies, universities, governments, water utilities, NGOs, and investors from across the globe.

BREW freshwater accelerator names next startup class
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BREW freshwater accelerator names next startup class

Zurn moving headquarters to Milwaukee
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Zurn moving headquarters to Milwaukee

Governor Scott Walker Attends 2015 Governors and Premiers Leadership Summit, Meets with Government Leaders in Canada
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Governor Scott Walker Attends 2015 Governors and Premiers Leadership Summit, Meets with Government Leaders in Canada

Governor Scott Walker attended and spoke at the 2015 Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers.

City Approves “Water Tech Two” Development

City Approves “Water Tech Two” Development

A second new building will be built in Reed Street Yards, the city's water-centric office park in Walker's Point.

Plats and Parcels: Mayor’s Design Awards
Plats and Parcels

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2015 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects big and small from across the city.

Milwaukee universities team up to boost startups from research
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Milwaukee universities team up to boost startups from research

Milwaukee joins National Innovation Network through grant

Sweet Water Announces Appointment of Linda Reid as Executive Director
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Sweet Water Announces Appointment of Linda Reid as Executive Director

Reid earned her law degree from the University of Arkansas School Of Law in 1995

Plats and Parcels: More Delays in Lakefront Development
Plats and Parcels

More Delays in Lakefront Development

County board's contradictory proposals on O'Donnell Park and court case affecting The Couture continue to stall potential development.

Plats and Parcels: Water Hub Will Add New Office Building
Plats and Parcels

Water Hub Will Add New Office Building

Water Tech One, an 80,000-square-foot, four-story office building, will be the first constructed in the Global Water Technology Park.

Plats and Parcels: Walker’s Point on the Rise
Plats and Parcels

Walker’s Point on the Rise

South 2nd St. is booming and redevelopment on National Ave. may follow a similar pattern.

Lovell announces Marquette will build world-class athletic performance research facility in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bucks
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Lovell announces Marquette will build world-class athletic performance research facility in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bucks

Innovation, public safety commissioning among other highlights of first campus address

Catholic Relief Services advisor Tobin goes “On the Issues” to discuss global water resource issues
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Catholic Relief Services advisor Tobin goes “On the Issues” to discuss global water resource issues

She will discuss our most precious resource—water—and what’s being done to address critical supply, sanitation and sustainability issues in nations around the world.

Water Council CEO to Join Baldwin at State of the Union
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Water Council CEO to Join Baldwin at State of the Union

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced that Dean Amhaus, President and CEO of The Water Council, will join her as a guest at President Obama’s State of the Union.

The Commons initiative announces launch and new office space
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The Commons initiative announces launch and new office space

Kickoff to take place in Walker’s Point office Nov. 7-9

In inaugural address, Marquette’s Lovell maps out future priorities, vision
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In inaugural address, Marquette’s Lovell maps out future priorities, vision

President Michael R. Lovell was officially inaugurated today as Marquette University’s 24th president.

Corridor of Dreams: Can Business Be Attracted to City?
Corridor of Dreams

Can Business Be Attracted to City?

30th Street Corridor project depends on attracting and growing businesses. Second in a series.

Friday Photos: The Brand New UWM School of Freshwater Sciences
Friday Photos

The Brand New UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

New freshwater school is the centerpiece of the burgeoning water cluster.

UWM welcomes the public to the School of Freshwater Sciences’ new home
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UWM welcomes the public to the School of Freshwater Sciences’ new home

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee celebrates the opening of the expanded home of its School of Freshwater Sciences.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Nate Conroy
NEWaukeean of the Week

Nate Conroy

"In other cities I feel far safer walking and biking, vis-a-vis cars, especially with my young son."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Winners & Great Photos of 2014 Mayor’s Design Awards
Eyes on Milwaukee

Winners & Great Photos of 2014 Mayor’s Design Awards

From the new Pizza Man to Radio Milwaukee to Junior House Lofts, the winners span many styles and neighborhoods. Photo Galleries of every winning design.

Business: The Return of Flying Car
Business

The Return of Flying Car

What will be featured at next month’s third annual showcase of technology and innovation.

“Forward thinking and broadly focused” environmental legislation needed, says Brostoff
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“Forward thinking and broadly focused” environmental legislation needed, says Brostoff

Jonathan Brostoff, candidate for Assembly District 19, released a statement in observance of Earth Day:

Friday Photos: Transforming Reed Street Yards
Friday Photos

Transforming Reed Street Yards

The city is spending $6.2 million to pave way for new water technology park.

French government official to visit MPS’ Milwaukee French Immersion School
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French government official to visit MPS’ Milwaukee French Immersion School

As it celebrates 35 years, MFIS is seeking quality seal from French government to help enhance student learning

Plenty of Horne: Will Water Technology Transform the City?
Plenty of Horne

Will Water Technology Transform the City?

Badger Meter CEO says Milwaukee can remake itself as 15th century Florence once did, in speech at downtown GMC event.

Council vote advances redevelopment plan to create IB Middle Years school, community uses at Malcolm X site
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Council vote advances redevelopment plan to create IB Middle Years school, community uses at Malcolm X site

The Milwaukee Common Council voted Tuesday to move forward a comprehensive redevelopment of Milwaukee Public Schools’ former Malcolm X Academy.

Plenty of Horne: Larson Aide May Run for Richards Seat
Plenty of Horne

Larson Aide May Run for Richards Seat

Plus: problems for the Bucks' Larry Sanders and redevelopment at Reed Street Yards.

New development project would host an International Baccalaureate Middle Years school and community uses under plans detailed by MPS, city, developers
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New development project would host an International Baccalaureate Middle Years school and community uses under plans detailed by MPS, city, developers

A public-private partnership allows for the uses desired by the community including housing.

Best of Doors Open: Inside the Global Water Center
Best of Doors Open

Inside the Global Water Center

Our photos capture a beautiful facility focused on beefing up the city's research and innovation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 27 Miles of Bike Lanes
Eyes on Milwaukee

27 Miles of Bike Lanes

Lots of new bike lane segments add up to 27 miles of new lanes within Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: World Naked Bike Ride Coming!
Eyes on Milwaukee

World Naked Bike Ride Coming!

Next July Milwaukee strips down to join 70 cities globally that hold naked bike rides.

Plenty of Horne: Greater Milwaukee Committee to Move to Water Accelerator
Plenty of Horne

Greater Milwaukee Committee to Move to Water Accelerator

All the news on the GMC's new home, as well as odds and ends around the East Side and beyond (plus a bicycle tour).

Friday Photos: The Old Made New
Friday Photos

The Old Made New

Three projects near downtown are helping to rebuild a neighborhood and regenerate a river.

Murphy’s Law: The $74 Million Gamble
Murphy’s Law

The $74 Million Gamble

Can Milwaukee become a world water hub? It’s betting $74 million it can.

Plenty of Horne: Water Council is “Absolutely Unique”
Plenty of Horne

Water Council is “Absolutely Unique”

Rich Meeusen applauds the group's progress. And Tom Barrett shouts it from the rooftop.

Friday Photos: Water Accelerator Center
Friday Photos

Water Accelerator Center

Walker's Point will soon be home to the Water Accelerator Center.

Reed Street Yards Redevelopment Funds Approved at Committee

Reed Street Yards Redevelopment Funds Approved at Committee

At the November 22nd, 2011 meeting of the Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development Committee funds for the construction of new infrastructure within the Reed Street Yards were approved. The 17-acre property, known as the Reed Street Yards, is located between South 6th Street and South 3rd Street, and has been targeted by the City of Milwaukee and the Water Council as the future center of Milwaukee’s water industry.