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Episode #162 — 26 January 2020 Troubled Water

with Seth Seigel

New York Timesbest-selling author Seth Siegel joins The Water Values Podcast to discuss his most recent book, Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink.

In this session, you’ll learn about:

  • Seth’s background and awakening to the water sector
  • Why Seth chose to write a book on our water systems
  • Seth’s conceptualization of the water governance problem
  • Why Seth believes government does a poor job of regulating government
  • Seth’s multi-faceted solution to the water governance problem
  • Seth’s history of how municipal ownership became the dominant water utility model
  • How consolidation will help address the problems with our utilities
  • How to convert safe drinking water from an environmental issue into a public health issues

Resources and links mentioned in or relevant to this session include:

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