Interviews

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

A welcome dose of optimism for the Colorado Basin - An interview with John Fleck

There's still a lot of negative out there, and I don’t want to go too far in glossing over the problems, but missing from our narratives, our discourse, is the positive examples that can show us w...

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When it comes to watershed restoration, collaboration is key - An Interview With Laura McCarthy

...take the opportunity to invent a solution that’s going to truly address the shared problems that your coalition is united behind. There's no point in being timid. If you're going to do it, go all...

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

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