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Talk+Water takes a deep dive into the world of water with those making the waves. Every month, Todd Votteler, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of TWJ and T+W, interviews a special guest making a unique aquatic contribution.

Talk+Water takes a deep dive into the world of water with those making the waves. Every month, Todd Votteler, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of TWJ and T+W, interviews a special guest making a unique aquatic contribution.
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Location:

Austin, TX

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Talk+Water takes a deep dive into the world of water with those making the waves. Every month, Todd Votteler, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of TWJ and T+W, interviews a special guest making a unique aquatic contribution.

Language:

English

Contact:

512-970-9840


Episodes

Talk+water Podcast 16, Robert Mace & Sharlene Leurig, Comanche Springs Reawakening

1/28/2020
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Robert Mace and Sharlene Leurig about a new study that is exploring the science behind Comanche Springs’ recent reawakening and the efforts that could help Fort Stockton reclaim its title as the Spring City of Texas. Once one of the five largest springs in Texas, Comanche Springs ceased flowing in the 1950s due to significant groundwater pumping upstream from the springs. Over the last decade, however, the once-quiet springs have...

Duration:00:36:36

Talk+Water Podcast 15, Dresden Farrand, American Water Resources Association

12/16/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief Dr. Todd Votteler talks with Dresden Farrand, Chief Executive Officer of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). Prior to joining the AWRA team, Farrand was the vice president of membership and chapter development for the Independent Electrical Contractors Association (IEC), a national trade association, where she created strong new sources of revenue and organizational growth. Her other association successes include building programs and services,...

Duration:00:43:57

Talk+Water Podcast 14, Sarah Rountree Schlessinger, Texas Water Foundation

11/25/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief Dr. Todd Votteler talks with Sarah Rountree Schlessinger, Executive Director of the Texas Water Foundation. Schlessinger previously worked in groundwater policy and regulation, and has experience with international non-profits with interest in water policy. She currently serves as an appointed member of the Water Conservation Advisory Council, and holds a Master of Science in Water Science, Policy and Management from the University of Oxford.

Duration:00:36:48

Talk+Water Podcast 13, Peter Lake, Texas Water Development Board

10/23/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief Dr. Todd Votteler talks with Peter Lake, the Chairman of the Texas Water Development Board. Lake has served as a Board member of the Texas Water Development Board since December 15, 2015. Governor Greg Abbott designated him Chairman in February 2018.Lake has held a variety of financial roles across a number of industries. Previously, he acted as director of research and head of automated trading at Gambit Trading, a member firm of the Chicago Board of Trade and...

Duration:00:42:06

Talk+Water Podcast 12, Leah Martinsson, Texas Alliance Of Groundwater Districts

9/19/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief Dr. Todd Votteler talks with Leah Martinsson, the Executive Director of the Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD). Leah joined TAGD as the executive director in March 2019. She recently relocated to Texas from Colorado, where she was a practicing water rights attorney for over 15 years. In her legal practice, she has represented the interests of a wide range of water users – from municipal water providers to agricultural well users. In addition to...

Duration:00:31:04

Talk+Water Podcast 11, Jennifer Bowles, Water Education Foundation, 08 - 23 - 2019

8/26/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Jennifer Bowles, the Executive Director of the Water Education Foundation. The Water Education Foundation is a Sacramento based nonprofit organization that works to create a better understanding of water resources and foster public understanding and resolution of water resource issues through facilitation, education and outreach. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2014, Jennifer was an award winning journalist covering western water...

Duration:00:43:31

Talk+Water Podcast 10, Clint Wolfe & Daniel Cunningham, Water University

7/29/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Clint Wolfe and Daniel Cunningham about saving water by landscaping with native plants, rainwatering harvesting, and other topics. Clint Wolfe is the Program Manager for the Water University. Clint facilitates a team of water resources professionals to assist with research and outreach programming in the areas of water quality, water use efficiency and watershed planning. He is charged to work with local governments, state and...

Duration:00:56:26

Talk+Water Podcast 9 - Austin Technology Incubator, June 14, 2019

6/18/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with a panel about water and new startup technologies. The participants are led by Erin Keys who manages Water RIOT (Water Resiliency with Internet of Things) at the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), which is the deep technology incubator affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin (UT). With Erin are John Higley who is CEO of EQO, which has developed a zebra mussel monitoring and detection service; and Jim Brotherton, CEO of...

Duration:00:49:03

Talk+Water Podcast 8 - Rosario Sanchez

5/20/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Dr. Rosario Sanchez, who is a Senior Research Scientist and Associate Graduate Faculty in the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) at Texas A&M University. She is the Principal Investigator of the Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Act Program funded by the USGS. Her work is to integrate, develop and create research and data on transboundary aquifers between Mexico and the United States, particularly with Texas. She has 15 years of...

Duration:01:00:44

Talk+Water Podcast 7 - Lara Fowler

4/16/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Lara Fowler, who is a mediator and an attorney focused on all things water, energy, and dispute resolution. Prior to joining Penn State in 2012, she worked on public policy issues for the Oregon Water Resources Department and practiced law Seattle. As a private practitioner, she helped facilitate discussions on water issues in Washington, California, and Oregon. She now holds a joint appointment as a Senior Lecturer at Penn State Law...

Duration:00:59:28

Talk+Water Podcast 6 - Léna Salamé

3/22/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Léna Salamé, who served in the United Nations’ system for 17 years as the strategic and operational coordinator of its programme on water conflict and cooperation. She played a central role in the development and promotion of the modern concept of hydro-diplomacy. She served in the United Nations’ system for 17 years as the strategic and operational coordinator of its programme on water conflict and cooperation. She played a central...

Duration:00:50:21

Talk+Water Podcast 5 - Darren Thompson, Director Of Water Resources, San Antonio Water System

2/20/2019
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Darren Thompson, who is the Director of Water Resources at the San Antonio Water System (SAWS). Darren has spent the past twenty-two years of his career at SAWS in various roles within the company. He began his career with SAWS as an intern in the Water Resources Department and now serves as Director, where he is responsible for the oversight of San Antonio’s long-term water supply. Darren attended the University of Texas at Austin...

Duration:00:58:02

Talk+Water Podcast 4 - Michael Campana, Oregon State University

1/18/2019
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Michael E. Campana is Professor of Hydrogeology and Water Resources Management at Oregon State University (OSU) and Technical Director of the American Water Resources Association. He formerly directed the Water Resources Program at the University of New Mexico where he is Emeritus Professor. Interests include hydrogeology; hydrophilanthropy; IWRM (integrated water resources management); WaSH (water, sanitation, and hygiene); in developing regions; water policy; managed aquifer recharge; and...

Duration:00:56:21

Talk+Water Podcast 3 - Lori Olson

12/4/2018
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Lori Olson, who is the Executive Director of the Texas Land Trust Council. Lori has extensive experience in the field of land conservation and has worked with a number of land trusts across the country.

Duration:00:31:49

Talk + Water Podcast 2 - Matt Weiser, Water Deeply, 11 - 12 - 18

11/12/2018
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Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, talks with Matt Weiser, who is a former contributing editor at Water Deeply and helped launch the organization as its first managing editor in June 2015. Weiser has covered environmental issues in California for 30 years as a reporter, editor and freelance writer.

Duration:00:49:58

Texas Water Podcast 1 - Naveena Sadasivam & Zoe Schlanger

10/10/2018
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Texas+Water introduces our podcast, talk+water. In our first installment Texas+Water Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Todd Votteler, discusses the recent nine-part collaboration between the Texas Observer and Quartz titled Shallow Waters with reporters Naveena Sadasivam and Zoë Schlanger.

Duration:00:44:19