Ripple Effect 75: Grant Funding for Water Projects

Tia Cavendar, Founder and CEO of Dig Deep Research walks us through her company’s proprietary process of matching local water suppliers with grant funding opportunities. By taking a holistic look at a water supplier’s funding needs and grant opportunities Dig Deep makes sustainable funding plans for its clients. A seriously helpful service!  

Ripple Effect Rewind! – Resilience Through Groundwater Banking

This week we are revisiting an earlier episode that is still highly relevant to today’s water discussion. We are looking back on the discussion of episode 48: Resilience Through Groundwater Banking. James Bodnar, Water Transfers and Exchanges Program Manager at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, breaks down Metro’s innovative use of groundwater banking to…

Ripple Effect Rewind! – Meeting the Moment

This week we are revisiting an earlier episode that is still highly relevant to today’s water discussion. We are looking back on the discussion of episode 45: Meeting the Moment. Orianna Bretschger from Aquacycl talks about distributed infrastructure and her modular on-site waste water treatment system. A riveting conversation about bio-chemical reactions, the healthy role…

Ripple Effect 73: Rewind! The Future of Water Distribution

This week we are revisiting an earlier episode that is still highly relevant to today’s water discussion. We are looking back on the discussion of episode 11: The Future of Water Distribution with Jay Humphrey of Emery Water Conservancy District and Amy Green from the Rural Water Technology Alliance. They unpack what it takes to measure and monitor…

Ripple Effect 71: Water Infrastructure for Indian Country

Heather Tanana, Assistant Research Professor and Wallace Stegner Center Fellow at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, Associate Faculty at Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, walks us through the exciting funding opportunities for Indian Country under the recently passed bipartisan infrastructure bill. Heather brings fantastic professional and personal…

Ripple Effect 69: Water for the Lake

Marcelle Shoop, Saline Lakes Program Director for the National Audubon Society, brings welcome news of legal efforts to find a means of bringing water to the Great Salt Lake. The National Audubon Society with working partners Rio Tinto Kennecott, Central Utah Water Conservancy District, Division of Wildlife Resources, received authorization to bring almost 20,000 acre…

Ripple Effect 68: Regenerative Agriculture

Shelby Smith, Master’s Candidate at the UCSB Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, walks us through her recent research for The Nature Conservancy’s Colorado River Program about the state of regenerative agriculture and its impact on water conservation. A great discussion identifying the gaps in what we do and don’t know about a promising…