During the last century, large engineering projects were used to control water resources. But in many ways, that man-made infrastructure is fail...

During the last century, large engineering projects were used to control water resources. But in many ways, that man-made infrastructure is fail...During the last century, large engineering projects were used to control water resources. But in many ways, that man-made infrastructure is failing to meet challenges in the 21st century such as drought, flooding, pollution, and population growth.

How can a pivot back to nature provide more sustainable solutions for water management?

The nature-based approach is discussed in this episode with Sandra Postel, the author of Replenish and the Director of the Global Water Policy Project. Sandra discusses a variety of examples from across the U.S. of the benefits of nature-based solutions, including restoring the flow of rivers, putting watersheds to work, providing room for floods, and bringing down dams.