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PODCAST: Irrigation Funds Dry Up

The Grand Prairie and Bayou Meto surface water irrigation projects are on hold, waiting for additional funding in order to deliver water from the White and Arkansas rivers to farmers. In this conversation, two project leaders – Dennis Carman and Tom Fortner – discuss the challenges with the projects and how they're hoping a public-private partnership will provide needed funding to complete them.   

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Dennis Carman, director, Grand Prairie Irrigation Project, and Tom Fortner of Bayou Meto Water Management District.