28 | ROCKY MOUNTAIN WATER MAY 2019
IHAVE BEEN GETTING INTO PODCASTS LATELY.
Maybe it was the job change that added 30 minutes to my
commute. Maybe it was the broken CD player in my car
that made the Avett Brothers sound like they were singing
techno rap every time I hit a bump. Maybe Melania’s words
finally penetrated my soul’s calloused exterior and made
me want to “be best.” Whatever it was, I’m glad I started
listening. I have found some great programs with content
that makes the drive fly by.
There are more than 500,000 podcasts available. Thankfully,
my commute won’t allow me to explore them all (but
with the traffic on I-25 at rush hour, I’m not ruling it
out). Podcasts are amazingly varied. From The History of
Straws to Trump Time Traveler, I have found there is, indeed,
something for everyone. I like to keep my podcast listening
mixed as well. Similar to work, exclusive focus on a single
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area can become a chore. I have included some of my
favorite series below. They are examples of podcasts related
to water and management with a few just for fun. I hope
you can check out these or find others that will fit into any
down time you have.
• The Water Values Podcast — This podcast is hosted
by attorney Dave McGimpsey and features interviews
with prominent water industry leaders. Topics include
finance, sustainability, water quality, infrastructure,
governance, and the future of water. Favorite episodes
include: “How the Internet of Things Affects the Water
Sector” and “Paleohydrology and What it Can Teach Us”
with Ken Wright, P.E.
• Words on Water — This podcast is sponsored by