Our Land: Water Expert John Fleck and the Colorado River

Our Land Science Be Dammed

January 10, 2020 – In this month’s installment of Our Land, environmental correspondent Laura Paskus sits down with John Fleck, co-author of the new book “Science Be Dammed: How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River.” Along with Eric Kuhn, Fleck looks back at the beginning of the West’s attempt to apportion the water in the great river. The pair discovered that the government ignored early warnings that it was overestimating the river’s flow

John Fleck, author and director of UNM’s Water Resources Program

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