A Success Story A Day: The Water Industry


Wisconsin's Water Industry
Wisconsin’s Water Industry

With three state borders made up of the two largest Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, and the Mississippi River, it’s no surprise Wisconsin has built a core industry drawing upon the abundant sources of fresh water. Buoyed further by more than 15,000 lakes across the state, Wisconsin’s water industry has expertise in all aspects of the industry: moving, metering, treating, testing and using water in a sustainable manner. The state is also home to some of the biggest names in water in the world, including MillerCoors, Kohler, InSinkErator, Rockwell Automation and more.

Facts and Figures:

  • 200+ companies
  • 37,000 employed
  • $5.7 billion industry