Interviews

Western water leaders speak firsthand about the latest issues and happenings.

Decision Making Without All the Data - An Interview With Charlie Ester

In the next 15 to 20, maybe 30 years... we should be able to say whether restoration produced more or less or the same amount of water. And the one point that I always make to everyone is, it doesn't ...

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How Valuable is Your Network? An Interview With Mike McHugh

The Front Range fires of the past few years have been a huge wake up call to the region. However, Mike McHugh at Aurora Water didn’t just “wake up”, he’s been working with his colleagues for y...

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Voicing the Hard Truths: The Future of the Colorado River - An Interview With Doug Kenney

We’d like to believe that our training, experience, and perspective gives us some special insights to the river’s challenges—and in some cases it does; but I suspect our bigger role is often...

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Hearts and minds: Communicating in the time of climate change - An Interview With Bruce Roll

If you want to open people's minds, you have to first open their hearts. We recently talked with Bruce Roll from Clean Water Services in Oregon about their smart communication strategy, a game-chang...

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Three steps to approaching the future of wildfire - A Conversation with Anne Zimmermann

Flagstaff didn't just look at their forests and think, "This is land that's not being used and is wasted. And look at the money we're losing from the tax rolls and all that." They said, "Wait a minute...

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