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How leaders are fighting a 'perfect storm' of water issues

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How are mayors and other local leaders facing an aging infrastructure, tight city budgets and changing climates in the Mississippi watershed? 

MPR News host Kerri Miller put that question before a panel of leaders at the US Water Alliance's One Water Summit. Miller spoke with: 

Rita Albrecht Mayor of Bemidji, Minnesota

 Radhika Fox, CEO of the US Water Alliance

• James Anthony Parrott, Executive Director for the Jefferson County Sewer District in Louisville, Kentucky

Phil Stang, Mayor of Kimmswick, Missouri

We are at the #OneWater Summit with @KerriMPR of @MPRnews recording a conversation live for Radio about water and the urban-rural divide pic.twitter.com/RjOivBaz5y

— The Water Main (@thewatermain) July 12, 2018

Next week Miller will continue to host conversations about water, climate change and equity during a special series called Flyover Down the Mississippi River weekdays at noon.

 Use the audio player above to hear the full broadcast