Elemental: Drought contingency plan aims to keep Lake Mead from crashing

Arizona lawmakers and the governor are under the gun to come up with a Drought Contingency Plan to deal with possible Colorado River water shortages. Get an update from Kathleen Ferris of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy.

This Arizona Horizon segment is part of Elemental: Covering Sustainability, a multimedia collaboration between public radio and public television stations in Arizona, California and Colorado. Partners include KPCC (Southern California Public Radio) and PBS SoCal in Los Angeles, Rocky Mountain PBS in Denver and Arizona PBS and KJZZ in Phoenix.

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Kathleen Ferris, Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University's Morrison Institute

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Take 2: ‘Catalyst’ returns to Arizona PBS

Bailey Netsch, a former student in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, receives professional tips from Cronkite Professor of Practice Steve Filmer in April 2018 as they shoot video for the inaugural season of the PBS series "Catalyst." The show returns for a second season on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU Now.

The second season of the high-quality science series showcases interdisciplinary university research institutes and initiatives at ASU.