Building America’s water workforce

Staff with the California Department of Water Resources watch as water is released from the Lake Oroville Dam.

Associate Fellow Joseph Kane discusses his research on the 1.7 million people who work on America’s water infrastructure and the future challenges and opportunities that workforce faces.

Also in this episode, meet David M. Rubenstein Fellow Jenny Schuetz in the latest edition of our “Coffee Break.”

Related content:

Renewing the water workforce: Improving water infrastructure and creating a pipeline to opportunity

Five steps to prepare the next generation of water workers

Looking to hire: Louisville’s efforts to expand and diversify its water workforce

Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, and Camilo Ramirez.

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