Deep Dive with Dorian Warren: Water 2021-11-18
Podcast |
The Takeaway
Publisher |
PRX
WNYC
Media Type |
audio
Categories Via RSS |
Daily News
News
News Commentary
Politics
Publication Date |
Nov 18, 2021
Episode Duration |
00:45:40

In this week's Deep Dive with Dorian Warren, Melissa and Dorian take an in-depth look at water insecurity, access and cleanliness. They start off with Sera Young, associate professor anthropology and global health at northwestern University.

Then Josina MoritaCommissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District in Cook County about how the infrastructure bill will aid in improving water systems. 

nsn.gov/About-Us/Office-of-the-President-and-Vice-President">Jonathan Nez, president of the Navajo Nation and Bidtah Becker, Associate attorney with the Navajo tribal utility authority join for a discussion of water issues in Indian Country, with a specific focus on Navajo Nation.

Reverend Roslyn Bouier, executive director of the Brightmoor Connection Client Choice Food Pantry explains how water shut offs affect the citizens of Brightmoor in Detroit, Michigan. 

And finally Tom Mueller, research assistant professor of geography and environmental sustainability at the University of Oklahoma will discuss how water insecurity and plumbing poverty affects rural area. 

Some music from this episode by:

I Think Like Midnight (http://www.ithinklikemidnight.com/) & The Sometime Boys (https://www.thesometimeboys.com/)

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