Connecting The Drops: What Not To Flush

“There really are downstream consequences from putting things down your drain that … ultimately impact water quality in the (South Platte) river.”   Wastewater and municipal sewer systems around the country are dealing with a growing problem – people are […]

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Dot Org: Water for People

Water For People exists to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all.  On Thursday, December 14th there is a public Open House to meet with Country Directors in person.  CEO Eleanor Allen talks with […]

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Connecting The Drops: Tracking Water Leaks

Colorado’s growing population is putting pressure on water providers to come up with more and more of this precious resource. Conservation efforts have been increasing but utilities are also paying attention to water lost in the system through leaks. As […]

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Reveal – Water wars: Fighting over our most precious resource

Next to the air we breathe, it’s the planet’s most precious resource: fresh water. And it’s disappearing. The world’s largest food company describes the lack of water as a looming catastrophe that is expected to play out in the coming decades. In this episode of Reveal, we look at what’s happening in places that already are running out of water.

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Connecting the Drops: The shifting hydrograph

Researchers say climate change is already affecting Colorado farms and ranches – but not necessarily in the way people might expect. Because the state is so dry, farmers here rely on irrigation to raise their crops. But they, and climate […]

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