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June 8, 2023: Can wastewater offset the Colorado River crisis?; ‘Little Souls’ author on historical fiction

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Recycled water is used at Denver Zoo for sprinkler systems and in certain animal enclosures, as part of a plan to reduce overall water use. March 29, 2023.

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As the Colorado River endures climate change, drought, and overuse, is recycling wastewater a viable way to use less? Michael Elizabeth Sakas explores that in "Parched." Then, author Sandra Dallas taps her own life growing up in Denver for her historical fiction. She's nominated for a Colorado Book Award for "Little Souls." And hall of fame blues artist Otis Taylor gets his diploma at age 74.