Talking Under Water Episode 31: West Coast One Water Stories

Aug. 24, 2020

This month’s podcast episode digs into one water challenges across the west coast and explores this year’s U.S. Water Prize winners.


In this episode of Talking Under Water, One Water, One Podcast, hosts Lauren Del Ciello, Katie Johns and Bob Crossen celebrate National Water Quality Month. They also dig into California’s new definition of microplastics in water, discuss recent research on the relationship between COVID-19 and wastewater, and explore the U.S. Water Prize 2020 winners. 

Finally, they share an interview with Patrick Sheilds, general manager for the West Basin Municipal Water District in Los Angeles, California. Crossen speaks to Shields regarding challenges water scarcity places on his facility and how West Basin overcomes them through multiple programs and imported water sources.

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About the Podcast

Talking Under Water is the premier podcast for the water industry, including municipal and industrial water and wastewater, residential water treatment, storm water management and erosion control. It is produced in coordination between Water & Wastes Digest (WWD), Water Quality Products (WQP) and Storm Water Solutions (SWS). The podcast covers topics under the One Water movement including the municipal and industrial water and wastewater, point of use, point of entry, residential, storm water and erosion control markets. Talking Under Water highlights news, trends, new technologies, industry discussions and on-site interviews with experts for WWD, WQP and SWS. Logo Images: Anatoly Tiplyashin / Romolo Tavani /

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