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John Cherry

Chemical Cocktails: What’s in our Groundwater? with John Cherry

Jay sits down with the father of contaminant hydrogeology, Dr. John Cherry, to talk about the water under our feet, and how we can better monitor it.

Andrea Kennedy

Dirty Laundry: Water and the World of Fast Fashion

Call the fashion police! In this special holiday edition of What About Water? we dive into the apparel industry’s dirty secret: its water use.

AJ Purdy

Into Thin Air: A Smarter Way to Water Crops, with A.J. Purdy

How can we measure water when it disappears into thin air? On this episode, we’re looking at evapotranspiration, or “ET” for short.


Submerged: Indigenous Communities and Mega-Hydro Projects

In our first-ever documentary “Submerged”, we hear the different ways Indigenous communities bear the brunt of mega hydroelectric projects.

Latest from the Podcast:

Season 4, Episode 9

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Jay Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor and the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security  at the University of Saskatchewan, where he holds the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. Before moving to Saskatchewan, he served as the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

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