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February 2023

Water in the Southwest: Where Have We Been, and Where Are We Going? with Jennifer Richter

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It has been said that “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting.” This is especially true of water politics in the American Southwest, a region defined by its lack of water. The massive 20th century federal investments into dam systems controlled the great rivers of the West, allowing cities like Phoenix to “bloom like a rose” and grow exponentially. As we look to our future, many questions arise. Where does our water come from? Who benefited from changing water…

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