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.
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.
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.
This piece discusses the urgent need for collaborative efforts in protecting the Great Lakes. In "Saving the Great Lakes Requires Great Collaboration," authored by Alaina Harkness (Current) and Bryan Stubbs (CWA), they explore innovative approaches to harnessing the region's freshwater resources.
Ed Verhamme of LimnoTech and Freeboard Technology collaborates with the Cleveland Water Alliance on the Smart Lake Erie Watershed Initiative, using smart buoys to monitor algal blooms and environmental conditions in the lake.
The Smart Lake Erie Watershed is a tremendous asset to the Great Lakes region. It already provides robust, real-time data to recreational and municipal users around the region and provides incredible opportunities for job creation and technological development.
The Cleveland Water Alliance is pleased to welcome Abhishek Sharda, Head of the National Automation Group at Brown & Caldwell, and Maria Bocanegra, Chief Legal Officer for the Port of Cleveland, as esteemed board members for 2023-2024.
CWA centrally connects 200+ Water Industry Partners,
30+ Utility Partners, and 23 Research Institutions.