water http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport waterworks subject of lecture in El Dorado http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-waterworks-subject-lecture-el-dorado <p>A Michigan Tech emeritus professor of history will give a presentation Monday about the early history of Shreveport Water Works and the city’s struggle to supply water prior to building a municipally-owned system. Terry Reynolds, a native of El Dorado, will address the <a href="http://soarkhistory.com">South Arkansas Historical Foundation</a>.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:16:51 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 39548 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport waterworks subject of lecture in El Dorado McDonald: On bodies of water that carry our lives http://redriverradio.org/post/mcdonald-bodies-water-carry-our-lives <P><FONT size=2>The late commentator Archie McDonald contributed to our Friday morning airwaves for a better part of a decade. Now we're taking some Fridays to remember the commentaries that touched us in the past. This commentary about the "watery element" is one of them. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 15:15:12 +0000 Archie McDonald, Ph.D. 16832 at http://redriverradio.org McDonald: On bodies of water that carry our lives Life By The Drop: Drought, Water and the Future of Texas http://redriverradio.org/post/life-drop-drought-water-and-future-texas <p><strong>Airs Sunday,&nbsp;July&nbsp;1 at 7:00 p.m.</strong> Life By the Drop is a close look at the state of water and drought in Texas, looking both to the past and the future for answers on how the state can manage a growing population amid a shrinking water supply. This report is a collaboration of KUT Austin, StateImpact Texas, and Texas Monthly.</p><p>Look at this photo spread from&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/09/texas_drought_and_wildfires.html" target="_blank">The Big Picture</a>. Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jake Silverstein 13098 at http://redriverradio.org Life By The Drop: Drought, Water and the Future of Texas America Abroad: The Global Water Challenge http://redriverradio.org/post/america-abroad-global-water-challenge <p><strong>Airs Sunday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m.&nbsp;</strong> The world&#39;s population is growing, and with it, so is the demand for water. On this month&#39;s program,&nbsp; America Abroad examines global issues related to water, from dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, to droughts and floods in Queensland, Australia. We&#39;ll also discuss solutions-from water-related I.T. in the developing world to solar-powered purification after the Haiti earthquake. (more) Sat, 23 Jun 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Ray Suarez and Deborah Amos 12414 at http://redriverradio.org America Abroad: The Global Water Challenge Shreveport museum launches fundraising blitz http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-museum-launches-fundraising-blitz <p>The McNeill&nbsp;Street&nbsp;Pumping Station has&nbsp;launched an emergency fundraising campaign to stay open this year.</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 16:02:20 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 4742 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport museum launches fundraising blitz