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How Minnesota can lead in a water-scarce world

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Water flows through a far off dam.
The dam along the Mississippi River in Sartell, Minn., controls the water level in Little Rock Lake on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Paul Middlestaedt for MPR News

In more than 40 countries roughly 700 million people suffer from water scarcity. As climate change deteriorates our natural landscape, there’s a need for solution-based proposals on how to provide and preserve access to high quality water.

MPR News host Kerri Miller moderated a panel on “How Minnesota can lead in a water-scarce world” at the 2019 Water Summit in downtown Minneapolis.


Dr. Bonnie Keeler, assistant Professor at the Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Hara-Prasad "HP" Nanda, global vice president & general manager at Water Solutions, DowDuPont

Richard Damania, global lead economist at the World Bank's Water Practice.

To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.

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