The Water Zone

Taking a Closer Look: Infrastructure and Water Policy Insights

July 19, 2022

Kyle Brown, Editor in Chief of Irrigation & Lighting and Irrigation Today magazines shares key issues and information impacting the agricultural industry and regulatory policy at the state and national level. Kyle also previews the 2022 Irrigation Show.

Journalist Trymaine Lee explores concerning water conditions in Jackson, Mississippi. Trymaine reports that residents routinely boil their water before use, and collect rain water to help flush the toilets, do laundry and take a bath. While the state estimates that an infrastructure improvement project will cost nearly $2 billion, local residents believe a lack of funding for the repair project stems from a bias toward people of color. 

Podcast Recorded on July 14, 2022