In episode 6, anchor Brock Yordy turns to international water disputes (and how they relate to disputes in the U.S.), discusses hearing safety for drillers and interviews Franklin Electric’s Greg Parker.

Parker, a regional manager covering the north-central part of the U.S., discusses his sales perspective on the groundwater industry.

“You’ve got to be flexible,” Parker says. “And you’ve got to be able to provide a service like no other. … Service is never going to go out of style.”

This episode covers:

  • Hearing safety for drillers
  • The 2021 Infrastructure Law
  • Rural water investment in the 2021 Infrastructure Law
  • What the 2021 Infrastructure Law means for drillers
  • An update on western U.S. droughts
  • Gov. Gavin Newsome asks California residents to cut consumption
  • Permitting for groundwater wells in California
  • Pumps and electric for drillers

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