Water Quality and Availability

Panelists discussed the factors that limit water available throughout the U.S. Topics include the competition for water by different users,… read more

Panelists discussed the factors that limit water available throughout the U.S. Topics include the competition for water by different users, the resulting changes in water flow, and changes in the quality of the water. Factors that pollute the water supply include population growth, irrigation, protecting the biodiversity of ecosystems, and climate change. Panelists provided specific examples of the connections between water use and water quality and how they can affect water availability. Following their prepared remarks the panelists answered questions from members of the audience. 

This briefing was held in the U.S. Capitol Building. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • David W. Anning Scientist U.S. Geological Survey->National Water-Quality Assessment Program
  • Claudia Copeland Specialist Congressional Research Service->Resource and Environmental Policy
  • Robert M. Hirsch Associate Director U.S. Geological Survey->Water
  • David Kanzer Senior Engineer Colorado River Water Conservation District->Water Resource
  • Carol Werner Executive Director Environmental and Energy Study Institute
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Water Quality and Availability

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Program ID:
201824-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2008

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  • Mar 20, 2008 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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