A week of special reports and follow up articles examines one of the region's most important and abundant resources: Water. The project is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between members of the news team at 91.7 WVXU and the WCPO reporting team. Stories examine potential growth for the region's water technology industry, new collaborations among local universities and some of the region's promising companies and start-ups. Stories published each day on WCPO.com and WVXU.com and aired each day on 91.7 WVXU.
Cincinnati-based Confluence took center stage during a first-of-its-kind meeting of water technology innovations groups organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Researchers are working to build an observatory to monitor the region's most important source of groundwater.
A grant from Kentucky will help a Covington company continue to develop technology designed to reduce water utility costs and improve quality.
Cincinnati-based Bacterial Robotics wins National Science Foundation grant to develop tiny robots designed to eradicate skull-based tumors.
Pilus Energy makes tiny robots that consume pollution in wastewater, and it's looking to the public to help fund its technology.
Greater Cincinnati water-related businesses have been making gains since WCPO and 91.7 WVXU published the Liquid Assets series in September.
An economic development trip to Israel will focus on Greater Cincinnati's strengths, including the region's water technology know-how.
Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of collaborations come to life on the Mill Creek, an example of how local scientists and environmentalist are working together on water innovation.
A French fish farmer has teamed up with a Tri-State man to market a European water technology throughout North and South America.
Jacob Shidler's trip to an island chain off the Eastern Coast of Africa inspired an idea that could change the way researchers and citizen scientists collect information about the environment.
Napa Valley has its wine, Silicon Valley has its computer entrepreneurs, and some say Cincinnati may be known in the future for its water.
Ultraviolet technology firm plans to more than double employees within the next five years.
A group of scientists, business executives and academics say this region's abundance of water and know-how could be the key to its economic future.
A local nonprofit is on a mission to grow water technology companies and jobs in the region.
More than 780 million people worldwide lack access to clean drinking water and 2.6 billion don't have access to proper sanitation. For…
Reporter Lucy May joins Alan Vicory , chairman of the Confluence Water Technology Innovation Cluster , to discuss efforts to…
Each day people from Lima to Cincinnati get their drinking water from an underground river known as the Great Miami Buried Valley Aquifer. It…
The Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) supplies more than 48 billion gallons of water a year through 3,000 miles of…
Reporter Tana Weingartner and Jim Uber, principal at CitiLogics , discuss the growth of the water industry in…
The Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) will add yet another layer of treatment in October to make your drinking water safer.…
By the year 2020 the water industry, including treatment, management and infrastructure, could be worth $1 trillion globally.…
The most recent statistics show the Tri-State has the highest concentration of water technology patents per capita in the United…
WVXU's Sept. 24 Cincinnati Edition program was dedicated to exploring facets of the Liquid Assets stories being produced in a collaboration between 91.7 WVXU and WCPO.
In the program's first segment, WVXU's Maryanne Zeleznik and WCPO reporter Lucy May talked about the region's water technology potential with Alan Vicory, president of the board of directors of Confluence.
In the second segment, Zeleznik and WVXU reporter Ann Thompson discussed new water treatment technology with Bruce Whitteberry, assistant superintendent of Greater Cincinnati Water Works.
In the third segment, Zeleznik and WVXU reporter Tana Weingartner talked about the growth of the region's water technology start-ups with Jim Uber, a principal at CitiLogics.