Mar 22, 2019
Seven western states agreed this week share the waters of the Colorado River, something that’s proved difficult after two decades of drought. Success of the deal hinges on dramatically cutting water usage, but at least there’s a pledge to cooperate.
Yet around the world, population growth paired with rising demand for water-intensive consumer goods is rapidly draining available fresh water faster than they can be replenished, and in many cases, there are no blueprints in place to correct that imbalance.
This week on “Wake” we’ll look at the risk of an American and global water crisis and what if anything can be done to stop it.
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Taped: March 22, 2019.
Hosted by Luke Vargas.