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Water Month podcasts

Dear all,

Minnesota Public Radio has lately done some extensive reporting on water in the US Midwest. In fact, they've done what they have called "Water Month." I regert I didn't get around to posting abou it here until today, as the month ends today. But they have put together a pretty extensive web resource full of podcasts of in-depth reporting and interviews on the high cost of clean water in the US. You check it all out here: http://www.mprnews.org/topic/water.

Patrick Cox,

Vice President, H-net

Water & Power: Legacies and Innovations in Water Governance - Call for Papers

Water and Power: Legacies and Innovations in Water Governance

The Natural Resources Journal (NRJ) at the University of New Mexico School of Law seeks academic articles for its Winter 2017 issue, Volume 57.1, on water governance.

Suggested topics include: institutional analysis and jurisprudence; collaborative approaches to water governance; drought planning and climate adaptation; water and equity; markets, water and economic development; interplay of human and natural systems; and politics and conflict in water governance.

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Call for Book Review Editors

Dear all,

In an effort to further its intellectual engagement with this community, H-Water is looking for Book Review Editors.

There are many great books now being published worldwide on the histories and contemporary life of water. This is a terrific opportunity to stay updated with your field of interest, to keep abreast of the diffusion and circulation of books, to prompt discussion and debate, and to contribute to the theoretical and empirical advancement of the study of water.