TJ Budge, Attorney with Racine & Olson discusses conjunctive management of the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer and the Snake River. A very informative discussion about what Idaho has done to be out in front of the conjunctive management issue.
Matt Olsen, Assistant General Manager of Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District, explains how Jordan Valley learned to use their special powers as water providers to influence water wise land use planning. A very informative and practical discussion.
Miles Hansen CEO and President of the World Trade Center Utah, discusses what the WTC does, and how it promotes Utah businesses abroad. Great discussion about adaptation and possibility.
A collaborative discussion with Dr. Perry Cabot of Colorado State University, Aaron Derwingson of The Nature Conservancy’s Colorado River Program, and Paul Bruchez, Farmer and Member of the Colorado Water Conservation Board discuss their large-scale depletion accounting pilot project. We discuss the role of Open ET satellite imaging to determine actual evaporative losses from crops…
Tara Vander Dussen, Co-Owner of Elevate Ag., walks us through the operations and regulatory state for running a commercial dairy. We also discuss the need for effective story telling and communication about the importance of agriculture and building a broader understanding for its role in the water community.
A great discussion with Nicola Lei Ravello, Responsible Investment Analyst of White Stag Investing. A continuation of our conversation on water in financial markets. To listen to our other episodes on this topic check out: Ripple Effect 85: ESG Reporting and Water Ripple Effect 70: Corporate Water Stewardship
Free roaming discussion with Todd Votteler (Editor-in-Chief, Texas Water Journal, Host of Talk + Water Podcast, Owner of Collaborative Water Resolution) about the initiation of Texas’s review of water banking and water marketing programs. Todd provides some interesting insights into the complexity of Texas groundwater laws and the history of the Edwards Aquifer. A good working dialogue about unpacking what…
Matthew Howard, Vice President of Water Stewardship at The Water Council, talks us through coming ESG reporting requirements for publicly traded companies, the Water Council’s WAVE program, and the importance of third party verification. A great discussion the water community should be following and paying attention to.
Nathan Bracken and Peter Gessel of Smith Hartvigsen review the 2022 Utah Legislative Session. We discuss several key bills affecting the Great Salt Lake, activity on Utah Lake, and several other bills affecting water in the state. A timely and topical conversation! To listen to episodes mentioned in this conversation check out: Episode 25:…
Dr. Michael Stanley Gallisdorfer, applied physical geographer, walks us through the effect access to water has had on the Russia-Ukraine conflict in the past and it’s application to the recent invasion of Ukraine.