40 episodes

waterloop presents thoughts, experiences, and conversations about water in our lives and on our planet. The podcast highlights the importance of water, explores the various pressures, and shares positive success stories. The program is hosted by Travis Loop.

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waterloop presents thoughts, experiences, and conversations about water in our lives and on our planet. The podcast highlights the importance of water, explores the various pressures, and shares positive success stories. The program is hosted by Travis Loop.

    waterloop #40: Sharee Williamson on Protecting History from Climate Change

    waterloop #40: Sharee Williamson on Protecting History from Climate Change

    Sharee Williamson is Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
    In this episode Sharee discusses the wide range of historic places and national treasures that are connected to water. She explains that impacts of climate change such as sea-level rise, stronger coastal storms, and flooding from intense rainfall are threatening many historic sites like Charleston, S.C.; the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.; and Annapolis, Md. Sharee talks about options for building resilience at historic places and the role of the National Park Service in preservation.
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    waterloop #39: Dan Shapley on the Hudson River's Past and Present

    waterloop #39: Dan Shapley on the Hudson River's Past and Present

    Dan Shapley is the Water Quality Program Director at Hudson Riverkeeper.
    In this episode Dan discusses various challenges the Hudson River faces as it flows from the Adirondack Mountains to New York City, which include legacy PCB pollution and emerging PFAS problems. He explains how the movement to protect the Hudson eventually spawned the global Riverkeeper program. Dan also talks about the important role of community science in public engagement and the new plan for drinking water source protection.
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    waterloop #38: Fay Hartman on Rivers as Economic Engines

    waterloop #38: Fay Hartman on Rivers as Economic Engines

    Fay Hartman is the Conservation Director of the Colorado River Basin Program at American Rivers.
    In this episode Fay talks about the federal government’s history of investing in river and water projects that damage rivers and perpetuate injustices against people of color and low-income communities. She discusses how rivers are powerful economic drivers, particularly through recreation and tourism, and that restoration results in job creation and economic growth. Amy says that American Rivers is calling on Congress to invest $500 billion over 10 years to improve water infrastructure, modernize flood management, and revitalize watersheds.
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    waterloop #37: Travis Thompson on Denver’s Plan to Eliminate Lead Pipes

    waterloop #37: Travis Thompson on Denver’s Plan to Eliminate Lead Pipes

    Travis Thompson is the Communications Manager at Denver Water.
    In this episode Travis discusses the utility’s ambitious plan to remove between 64,000 to 84,000 lead water pipes over the next 15 years. He explains the decision to take a proactive approach to protecting customers from lead and why replacing pipes was chosen over changes to water chemistry. Travis also talks about the extensive outreach to the public to educate them about lead and plans to replace pipes.
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    waterloop #36: Steve Davis on Restoring the Everglades

    waterloop #36: Steve Davis on Restoring the Everglades

    Steve Davis is Senior Ecologist and Communications Director at the Everglades Foundation.
    In this episode Steve describes the unique landscape, hydrology, and wildlife of the Florida Everglades. He talks about the need to restore water flow and improve water quality in the Everglades, as well as build the ecosystem’s resilience to climate change. Steve says there are positive signs of restoration success and that elevating the Tamiami Trail and building the Everglades Reservoir are major steps forward.
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    waterloop #35: Marleah LaBelle on Alaska Native Challenges With Water and Climate Change

    waterloop #35: Marleah LaBelle on Alaska Native Challenges With Water and Climate Change

    Marleah LaBelle is Owner of Turning Pages Consulting and a Tribal member of the Native Village of Port Graham, Alaska.
    In this episode Marleah discusses the place of water in Alaska Native culture and how the lack of running water in many villages negatively impacts health and well-being. She talks about Alaska Natives feeling marginalized and struggling for environmental justice. Marleah also explains that Alaska is experiencing significant impacts of climate change and that the community of Newtok already had to be permanently relocated.
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