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Water is life. So smart reporting on water issues is a vital public service, especially with the ever-growing demand on western watersheds.

Many U.S. Reservoirs Could Be Rendered Useless—And That Was Part of the Plan

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We have heard about the deteriorating status of American infrastructure and most imagine crumbling bridges and potholed roads. But there’s another looming infrastructure crisis that’s getting little to no attention—and it will eventually impact everyone: America’s reservoirs are filling up with sediment. Their storage capacity peaked in the 1980s and it’s been going downhill ever since—sometimes with disastrous consequences.

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Reporting about water issues can, all too often, be painfully dry. H2O Radio is a refreshing exception and a vital fount of information about our most precious resource.