Texas Tech University

"Written on Water,"

A documentary film by Merri Lisa Trigilio about the Ogallala Aquifer,
will have its West Texas Premiere

Against the immense, harsh landscape of the High Plains, innovators in places like Olton, Texas, fight to keep their towns alive against the decline of the life-giving Ogallala Aquifer.

Here and in other communities sharing the Ogallala, the reality of groundwater decline is colliding with a legacy of independence and self-reliance that first turned the High Plains into a fertile dreamscape.

After the film, there will be a question and answer period designed to further conversation sparked by the film. Individuals from a variety of disciplines with a diversity of viewpoints have been invited to provide their insight, including local farmers who are featured in the film, water policy experts, and a NASA groundwater scientist. Please invite all your friends and family! Written On Water

Date: February 4, 2016
Time: 7 PM
Place: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
120 W. Loop 289
Lubbock, Texas 79416

Admission is free and open to all, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Center for Water Law and Policy at Texas Tech University.