Changing how we value water

The need has never been so urgent: innovation around how we use, protect, remiedate, and fortify water resources and infrastructure is critical to the future of our industries, communities, and economies - here in Ohio and around the world.

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What is CWA?

We accelerate the Great Lakes region's water economy by generating innovative solutions to global freshwater issues. CWA serves as a connector and hub: providing quality data, meaningful connections, powerful solutions, and rich opportunities to those who use, manage, and monitor our planet’s most valuable asset. 

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Attracting global technology to the region by creating jobs and investment opportunities.
Elevating innovation with opportunities to test and trial technology, and connect with customers and users.
Providing access to real-time data through our telecom infrastructure and Smart Lake monitoring.


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CWA centrally connects 200+ Water Industry Partners,
30+ Utility Partners, and 23 Research Institutions.

60+
Technology trials

Demonstrations complete or underway

10 million
data points

collected annually

Mobilizing
300+

Industry - leading public and private partnerships

Directly invested nearly
$500k

In early stage innovation

Attracted
$6M+

Investments in water technology to the region

6,700+
square miles of telecommunications

Coverage with the Smart Lake Erie Watershed initiative

14 countries

accelerating technology with CWA

60+
Technology trials

Demonstrations complete or underway

10 million
data points

collected annually

Mobilizing
300+

Industry - leading public and private partnerships

Directly invested nearly
$500k

In early stage innovation

Attracted
$6M+

Investments in water technology to the region

6,700+
square miles of telecommunications

Coverage with the Smart Lake Erie Watershed initiative

14 countries

accelerating technology with CWA

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July 15, 2024

Personal View: Active collaboration drives investment in Northeast Ohio

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June 28, 2024

Avon Lake involved in multi-million dollar clean water project

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June 29, 2024

Water sanitation system, new to North America, to be tested in Avon Lake

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June 22, 2024

Text a Lake Erie buoy to get wind, water info

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