Watershed

Andy Kershaw travels the world to investigate environmental, social and political concerns over the increasing scarcity of water, the most vital resource of all.

Episodes

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01Water Wars19980312For millennia, the River Nile has been Egypt's only source of water.

"For millennia, the River Nile has been Egypt's only source of water."

02Watering The Promised Land19980319At the heart of Israel's peace treaties with both Jordan and the Palestinians is the question of how their extremely limited water resources are to be shared.
03Water, Water Everywhere...19980326Getting enough water to drink would not seem to be a problem in Bangladesh, a country associated with catastrophic floods.

But much of its water is bad.

"Getting enough water to drink would not seem to be a problem in Bangladesh, a country associated with catastrophic floods.

But much of its water is bad."

04 LASTThe River Runs Dry19980402In the United States, a series of dams ensures that the Colorado River dries up before it reaches the sea.

In India, thousands must abandon villages.

"In the United States, a series of dams ensures that the Colorado River dries up before it reaches the sea.

In India, thousands must abandon villages."