November 6, 2011
Milwaukee Strives to Educate a New Kind of Water-Industry Boom Town
Kevin J. Miyazaki, Redux
Drive north here along Lincoln Memorial Drive, and Lake Michigan soon comes into full view. The lake, on a sunny and cloudless day, is a spectacular hue of blue that stretches for miles.
Water is not just a pretty backdrop and source of recreation here but a strong economic driver, with more than 130 water-technology-related businesses in the region bringing in $10.5-billion annually in revenue.
Recognizing that the industry's growth is directly tied to the strength of the