Why Milwaukee's Water Business is Booming

Water technology is exploding in Milwaukee. A second Global Water Center will soon be built, and businesses are flocking to this 'great place on a Great Lake.' Here’s why.
Why Milwaukee's Water Business is Booming
People have started referring to the area in downtown Milwaukee — where the Global Water Center, Reed Street Yards Water Technology Park and UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences are located — as the Water Technology District.

Many people know Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a “great place on a Great Lake.” But not many people know it’s also a U.N. Global Compact City, a recognition that stems from its innovation in the water sector. Pair that with a history of high-water-use industries — such as tanning and...

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