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JWU Professor Reveals Findings For New Film On RI's Water Supply System

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Most people use faucet water every day for things like showers and dishwashing, and they don’t think twice about where that water comes from.

However, Evan Villari, media and communications studies professor at Johnson & Wales, is curious – so curious he’s making a documentary about the history of Rhode Island’s main water source, the Scituate Reservoir.

Villari sat down with environment reporter Avory Brookins to talk about his film, "Blood and Watershed," and says the story starts in 1913.

Click play to listen to their conversation.

Villari hopes to finish his documentary by 2020.


Evan Villari
Evan Villari
Avory Brookins / The Public's Radio