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Audio Summary Length
Audio file - Where The Water Goes Topic: Marias / Milk River Division Recreation Opportunities - Tucked away in north central Montana, not far from the Canadian border, is a recreation area that allows visitors to get under some serious big sky without having to venture too far from civilization.
(Great Plains Region 8/20/12) [Text Transcript]
4 minutes 37 seconds
Audio file -Where The Water Goes Topic: National Environmental Policy Act - More than 40 years ago, the first major environmental law in the United States was passed by Congress and signed into Law by President Richard Nixon. The National Environmental Policy Act, better known as NEPA, established the nation's environmental policies and requires agencies to consider the effects of their proposed actions before making decisions.
(Great Plains Region 5/31/12)   [Text Transcript]
5 minutes 20 seconds
Audio file -Clean. Green. Hydropower

Topic: Rope Access Team - A key element of managing water or electric power...or any other resource for that matter, is moving it from where it's abundant or being where's it's in short supply. In the case of Reclamation, this often requires large complex structures built in canyons, or other areas where access to inspect, maintain and repair is difficult, dangerous or cost-prohibitive.
(Great Plains Region 2/1/10) [Text Transcript]

6 minutes 37 seconds
Audio file - Community Involvement

Topic: Rural Water Benefiting Tribal Communities - Throughout the American West, the abundance or lack of a dependable water supply has made the difference between a thriving community and a barren landscape.
(Great Plains Region 6/3/11) [Text Transcript]

4 minutes 42 seconds
Audio file - Platte River Recovery Program

Topic: Rural Water Benefiting Communities Large and Small - In many parts of the Great Plains Region, rivers are few and far between, while groundwater is scarce and often contaminated with naturally occurring elements that make it unfit to drink.
(Great Plains Region 4/4/11)   [Text Transcript]

4 minutes 36 seconds
Audio file -Where The Water Goes Topic: Where The Water Goes - Can we interest you in some slightly used water? in fact, pretty much all the water there is on earth has been here from the time the planet was formed. What this means is that when water is used for something, say irrigating crops in the field or making that cup of coffee you had this morning, its's not used up. Eventually it will end up back in what's called the hydrologic cycle.
(Great Plains Region 3/24/10)   [Text Transcript]
5 minutes 53 seconds
Audio file -Clean. Green. Hydropower

Topic: Clean. Green. Hydropower - Reclamation has a long history of helping provide the economic underpinning for economies in the western United States. We were created by President Theodore Roosevelt over a hundred years ago to do just that, to help bring water and power to the western United States.
(Great Plains Region 2/1/10) [Captioned video]

9 minutes 10 seconds
Audio file - Community Involvement

Topic: Community Involvement - Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier and the second largest supplier of hydroelectric power in the nation... those hundreds of federal employees are also members of their community.
(Great Plains Region 10/27/09)  [Text Transcript]

7 minutes 52 seconds
Audio file - Platte River Recovery Program

Topic: Platte River Recovery Program: Past, present, future - Supplying water to residents, businesses, and agriculture while protecting the environment and species diversity can be a difficult balance to maintain.
(Great Plains Region 8/18/09)  [Text Transcript]

10 minutes 33 seconds
Audio file - Be Water Smart - Not Water Short

Topic: Be Water Smart - Not Water Short - It's a simple thing we do time after time without a second thought. But the management of water is what makes civilized life possible.
(Great Plains Region 7/10/09)  [Text Transcript]

9 minutes 8 seconds
Audio file - Water Wise with Otto Otter

Topic: Water Wise with Otto Otter - For millions of visitors, spring means it's time to pack up and head for the nearest reservoir for fun and recreation on the water. However you mix water and fun, the most important thing is to enjoy it safely.
(Great Plains Region 5/15/09) [Text Transcript]

9 minutes 36 seconds
Audio file - Hunting & Fishing on Reclamation Lands

Topic: Hunting & Fishing on Reclamation Lands - Federal Public Lands in the Great Plains Region are remarkable for the many natural resources and diverse recreation opportunities they offer. Hunting & fishing is often permitted on lands and waters administered by the Bureau of Reclamation.
(Great Plains Region 4/15/09)  [Text Transcript]

8 minutes 40 seconds
Audio file - Mussel Beach

Topic: Mussel Beach - Quagga and zebra mussels are tiny shellfish usually no larger than your fingernail, but these invertebrates represent an insidious threat to our waterways and other vital national infrastructure.
(Great Plains Region 3/16/09)  [Text Transcript]

8 minutes 30 seconds
Audio file - Recovery Act and Reclamation

Topic: Recovery Act and Reclamation - As part of the Administration's Effort to create jobs and strengthen the American Economy, the Bureau of Reclamation has a major role in funding projects through the American Recovery and Investment Act. Transcript (PDF 88 KB) (Reclamation 8/3/10)

2 minutes 50 seconds
Audio file - Recovery Act's Shovel Ready Projects

Topic: Recovery Act's Shovel Ready Projects - With nearly $1 billion in REcovery Act Funding, the employees of the Bureau of Reclamation are working hard to strengthen the economy, create jobs, and bring much-needed infrastructure improvements to a 17-state region. Transcript (PDF 88 KB) (Reclamation 8/13/10)

2 minutes 41 seconds

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Last Updated: 10/17/17