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The water problem

Patricia Mulroy, Bill Finan, and Fred Dews

Patricia Mulroy, senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program and editor of The Water Problem: Climate Change and Water Policy in the United States, discusses her new book and sheds light on the critical water crisis in the United States.

Also in this episode, John Villasenor, nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies and the Center for Technology Innovation, discusses his research on how public sector governance capacity can help in expanding private sector investment in global health.

Show Notes:

Event: Tackling the ‘Water Problem’: Challenges facing U.S. regulation, sustainability, and global geopolitics

Fixing sewers and local economies: an integrated approach to address water infrastructure concerns in smaller cities

Health governance capacity: Enhancing private sector investment in global health

Financial ecosystems and the move toward equity

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, and also thanks for additional support from Eric Abalahin, Jessica Pavone, Nawal Atallah, Kelly Russo, and Rebecca Viser.

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Authors

Patricia Mulroy

Former Brookings Expert

General Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority

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