Water rights, scarcity and water use in perspective

Press/Media: Expert Comment


The Scholar’s Circle, a weekly syndicated public affairs radio show that airs on over 15 radio stations in the USA and New Zealand, has a series on water issues featuring WEM’s Rick Hogeboom. Host prof. dr. Maria Armoudian interviews Rick, panel style, to share his research with the public. 

The Scholars' Circle looks at societal matters from a broader and deeper perspective. It goes beyond current events to look at deeper trends and their causes, systemic and structural forces, and to explore possible solutions to the many issues facing humanity. 


Water rights, scarcity and water use in perspective

Period5 Feb 2018

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleWhat are the realities facing our water?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Scholars' Circle
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size35 minutes
    Country/TerritoryNew Zealand
    DescriptionWhile water is a basic human right, some three billion people face water scarcity and some countries are running out of water. Prof. dr. Maria Armoudian explores the realities of water with Barbara Cosens and Rick Hogeboom.

    Barbara Cosens is a professor of Law at the College of Law, University of Idaho. She is the author of The Future of Indian and Federal Reserved Water Rights: The Winters Centennial and Practical Panarchy for Adaptive Water Governanance: Linking Law to Social-Ecological Resilience.

    Rick Hogeboom is the executive director of the Water Footprint Network. He is also a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Twente, Netherlands.
    Producer/AuthorThe Big Q / The Scholars' Circle
    PersonsRick Hogeboom


  • water use
  • water scarcity
  • scholars' circle
  • radio