Water and Power: A California Heist – A special World Water Day screening hosted by the Colorado Water Center
In celebration of World Water Day, the Colorado Water Center, in partnership with the Environmental Justice Working Group and the Student Sustainability Center, is hosting a special screening of the award-winning National Geographic documentary Water and Power: A California Heist. Water and Power: A California Heist traces the story of California’s complex water system, in which a handful of corporate land owners took advantage of a state-engineered system and gained control of the state’s most precious public resource, while drought left local homeowners with dry wells. California residents and farmers face powerful barons in the struggle to secure water rights in this fresh historical account of profit and interests.
  • 6:30 PM – welcome and remarks
  • 6:50 PM – film screening
All proceeds will benefit Trees, Water & People. TWP is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to improve lives by helping communities to protect, conserve, and manage their natural resources. Learn more at watercenter.colostate.edu/water-and-power
Event info
Start date: March 27, 2019
End date: March 27, 2019
Organization: Colorado Water Center

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