Colorado Voices

Traditional water systems face challenges

Clip | 5m 8s

Junita Martinez, a resident of the small village of San Francisco, hopes educating the next generation of parciantes will help sustain water rights and the acequia tradition. Here, irrigation canals dug by hand almost 200 years ago are still used — but nature decides how much water they have to work with.

Aired: 05/20/21

Rating: NR

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Colorado Voices is a local public television program presented by RMPBS.