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Will Sarni

Will Sarni: Can We Tech Our Way Out of Wicked Water Problems?

Can we really “tech” our way out of the world’s water crises? In our Season 4 finale, we’re asking the big question of the season – will water technology be enough to solve wicked water problems?

Vanessa Speight

What Lurks Beneath: How Robots Can Save City Plumbing with Vanessa Speight

In this episode, we’re going underground, undersea and into your water and sewer pipelines with science fiction’s favorite problem-solvers…robots!

Seyi Fabode

An AI Fix for Aging Water Systems with Seyi Fabode

On this episode of What About Water? an entrepreneur in Austin, Texas turns his dishwasher sensor into a tech startup that’s giving water utilities a picture of their water quality in real time.

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.

Latest from the Podcast:

Season 4, Episode 12

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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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