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Mesquite Library – Phoenix Public Library

(602) 262-4636||https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/mesquite

April 2023

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

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mesquite Branch – Phoenix Public Library, 4525 Paradise Village Pkwy N
Phoenix, AZ 85032 United States
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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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