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    Image of the Chicago River Riverwalk flooded after the wettest May on record in 2020

    May 13, 2020

    Flooded streets and basements. Overwhelmed sewer systems and sump pumps. These are perennial spring concerns in the Chicago region and the Midwest, but this year, record-breaking May rainfall and the COVID-19...

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    April 29, 2020

    Though this year’s D.C. Water Week has water advocates gathering in Zoom rooms rather than the halls of Congress, it is still a critical time to rally around the policy and investment priorities we need to secure a more resilient water future and...

    Image of marshland in spring

    March 22, 2020

    This year’s World Water Day observation in the midst of a global public health crisis has me thinking deeply about water’s future in a changing world. Water is front and center in our battle against the coronavirus, as it's essential... 

    Image of attendees discussing a water-related topic at a round table at Current's Vision For Water event in January 2020

    February, 2020

    For better and worse, water has already been making global headlines this year. Two years into the United Nation’s “decade of action” on water for sustainable development and nine years shy of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal deadline...

    Image of a holiday ornament decorated with Chicago skyline

    December, 2019

    If you’re new to Current’s newsletter, welcome! We’re building a community of leaders — researchers, inventors, investors, entrepreneurs, policymakers and stewards — to solve the world’s water challenges in one of its greatest freshwater...

    Image of the H2NOW Chicago logo in a collage

    July, 2019

    Working with a global partnership, Current is breaking new ground in water monitoring. H2NOW Chicago, the first-of-its-kind pilot project in the U.S., is monitoring Chicago River microbial pollution levels in real time. Historically, measuring...

    Image of local politicians posing for a photo at Current 2019 World Water Day Symposium, while holding beer made from effluent from the Chicago River

    March, 2019

    We’d like to thank everyone who was able to attend our second annual World Water Day symposium! Two hundred of the Chicagoland area’s most passionate and inspired water sector professionals enjoyed this year’s symposium...

    Image of panelists speaking at Current's Innovator Showcase event at WEFTEC 2018

    October, 2018

    Welcome to Current’s fall newsletter! Over the past few months, we’ve hosted the Current Innovators Forum at WEFETC, welcomed Nalco as a new corporate member, announced a new partnership with the Israel – US Water...

    Image of the Lockport Powerhouse

    July, 2018

    Welcome to Current’s summer newsletter! Over the past few months we’ve launched a technology pilot with Siga OT Solutions, welcomed a Canadian water technology delegation to Chicago, sat down with industry leader Andy Richardson...

    Image of MWRD colleagues posing for a photo

    March, 2018

    It’s been a busy quarter at Current! We launched our first technology pilot, convened 170 water industry leaders at the World Water Day Symposium, and hosted a delegation of researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology...

    Image of several Current Board Members with former Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    December, 2017

    Welcome to Current's first newsletter! You are receiving this email because you engaged with Current in the past year. Current delivers advanced research and market-driven innovations to enhance water resources and drive...

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