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waterloop: the solutions podcast

waterloop: the solutions podcast

The waterloop nonprofit media outlet helps water leaders to discover solutions and drive change for a sustainable and equitable water future.

Recent Episodes

#161: Pivot Back To Nature

Dec. 5, 2022

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,…

#160: Hold The Salt

Nov. 15, 2022

In an increasingly thirsty world, there is much potential in desalination, the process of removing salt from seawater. But desalination has historically posed challenges - it consumes massive amounts of expensive energy, pro…

#159: Turning Polls Into Policy

Nov. 2, 2022

In a recent poll, U.S. voters overwhelmingly agreed that water is a human right, clean waterways are important, and infrastructure investments are critical. While those results are encouraging, the real value of polls are in…

#158: P3 For The Community

Oct. 24, 2022

P3 involves a public agency partnering with a private entity on a project. A twist on the traditional public-private partnership puts the community first and focuses on its challenges and opportunities. This approach works p…

#157: The Clean Water Act Owner’s Manual

Oct. 17, 2022

2022 is the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, which fundamentally changed regulation and management of water resources in the U.S. The Clean Water Act Owner’s Manual was created to help people understand and use the l…

About the Host

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Travis Loop


waterloop founder Travis Loop began his career as a newspaper reporter and returned to his passion for journalism to launch and operate the platform. He brings more than 20 years of experience including as communications director at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Environment Federation, and Chesapeake Bay Program, as well as speechwriter for the Governor of Hawaii.