AQUA Innovations In The Press

Below are recent articles featuring AQUA Innovations, work within communities and industry information.

AQUA Innovations Presents at Yahara Pride Farms Annual Meeting

March 13, 2019

AQUA Innovations was honored to join producers, government officials, agronomists and industry experts on March 7 at the 8th annual Yahara Pride Farms 2019 Watershed-Wide Conference to discuss present and future water quality projects in Dane County.

John Sorenson Joins AQUA Innovations as CEO

March 5, 2019

AQUA Innovations welcomes John Sorenson as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Sorenson has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience, including roles as chief financial officer and expatriate for an international manufacturing company.

Progressive Dairyman: Son-Bow Farms cuts cost of production with ‘new way’ of manure handling

November 24, 2018

At Son-Bow Farms near Spring Valley, Wisconsin, the sand-laden manure from 1,400 cows no longer goes straight to the lagoon. It now passes through a sand separation and reclamation building before undergoing the two-phase NuWay process that further partitions it down to a unique trio of co-products: a high-phosphorus liquid fertilizer, a low-phosphorus liquid fertilizer and the equivalent of distilled water.

Middleton • Cross Plains Times-Tribune: County Breaks Ground on Nutrient Concentration System

November 8, 2018

Dane County – Cleaning up waste from dairy farms and removing phosphorous just got easier for Dane County farmers with the planned construction of a Nutrient Concentration System (NCS) at the Springfield Community Digester on Schneider Rd., north of Middleton.

Wisconsin State Farmer: Dane County breaks ground for nutrient concentration system

November 7, 2018

Area farmers joined AQUA Innovations along with Dane County Executive Joe Parisi in Middleton for the groundbreaking of a Nutrient Concentration System (NCS), a revolutionary cow manure processing system.

Farm Report with Pam Jahnke: Dane County Enters Into New Manure Management Partnership

November 6, 2018

Prior to the groundbreaking, AQUA Innovations President, Chris Lenzendorf, and their director of business develpment, Frank Winters, stopped by the WI Farm Report Radio Network studios to talk more about this technology and how well received its been on Wisconsin dairy farms.

Agri-View: Manure Translates to Nutrients, Clean Water

November 6, 2018

Middleton, Wis. – Every farm that houses livestock produces manure. But not every farm processes that manure – at least not with a nutrient-concentration system. Enter AQUA Innovations, a Wisconsin-based company that manufactures an emerging technology called the NuWay process. It uses a nutrient-concentration system to process cow manure.

Dane County Breaks Ground for Nutrient Concentration System

October 30, 2018

Middleton, Wis. – Area farmers joined AQUA Innovations along with Dane County Executive Joe Parisi on Tuesday, October 30 in Middleton for the groundbreaking of a Nutrient Concentration System (NCS), a revolutionary cow manure processing system.

Manure Manager: New technology a game changer for Wisconsin dairy

October 3, 2018

What has been exciting for Son-Bow, are the synergies and benefits that the AQUA Innovations system has created. For example, by just reducing the amount of the volume that Son-Bow has to handle, the dairy now has the freedom to choose those times or days of the year when conditions are most conducive for fertilization.

In Business: Proof positive

July 10, 2018

Thursday, June 14 was an important day for the future of Wisconsin’s economy. On that day, a promising agriculture technology was commissioned at Son-Bow Farms near Spring Valley in northwestern Wisconsin, and it could be just the beginning of forging a better relationship between farms and the environment.

NuWay Nutrient Concentration System Commissioned at Son-Bow Farms

July 2, 2018

SHARON, Wis. – AQUA Innovations hosted farmers, politicians and industry leaders at Son-Bow Farms on Thursday, June 14 for the commissioning of the state’s first fully commercialized NuWay nutrient concentration system. AQUA Innovations has had systems running in other states, such as Oregon, for eight years.

In Business Madison

In Business: Ag technology helps farms and lakes co-exist

April 30, 2018 – Originally published at

MADISON, Wis. – Can Aqua Innovations and its novel manure management technology restore lakes here and throughout the state? That’s the strong conviction of a high-powered local business partnership that includes former Gov. Tommy Thompson and Green Bay Packers legend Frank Winters as they work to develop the agricultural manufacturing business.


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