The Water Brothers

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The Water Brothers is a documentary television series. It follows two brothers as they explore the world of water. This documentary series is about the ecosystem of bodies of water. These two brothers travel the world in search of water issues which need attention. Conservation of water is the focus of this series. Each week the brothers travel to a different location and highlight a different issue.

Water Brothers takes an in-depth look at water conservation issues around the world. The film stars two brothers. One brother has a background in film and the other has a background in environmental studies.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on pivot
2 Seasons, 11 Episodes
November 2, 2014
Action & Adventure, Documentary & Biography, Travel
Cast: Alex Mifflin, Tyler Mifflin
The Water Brothers

The Water Brothers Full Episode Guide

  • The Water Brothers travel to Bangladesh and see firsthand the impact of rising sea levels and the frequency of violent storms on its people.

  • The Brothers explore the compelling paradox of India's Ganges river - revered as a Goddess by Hindus and considered invincible, yet one of the most polluted rivers in the world.

  • The Brothers sail to the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch", a massive collection of plastic waste in the middle of the ocean.

  • The Brothers travel to Tanzania and Kenya where water is severely lacking, to see how simple water projects can make huge changes towards economic advancement.

  • The Water Brothers immerse themselves in the world of farmed salmon to understand the industry's impact on the environment and the future of wild salmon stocks.

  • The Water Brothers travel down South-East Asia's Mekong River to learn how climate change, overfishing and a series of 11 planned mega-dams will affect the river and its people.

  • The Water Brothers investigate our global obsession with bottled water. Where does it come from, how does it impact the environment and how does bottled water compare with tap water that is piped directly to our homes at a fraction of the price?

  • The Arctic is on the front lines of global climate change and with rising sea levels, the fate of the world depends on slowing the Big Thaw. The Water Brothers visit the Arctic to get the facts and find answers.

  • Asian Carp have taken over the Mississippi River system and are now on the doorstep of the Great Lakes. The Brothers reveal how dangerous these invasive species can be and the threat they pose to the Great Lakes $7 billion dollar fishing industry.

  • The Water Brothers visit the Meso-American coral reef system in the Caribbean where over 80% of coral cover has been lost. The Brothers examine what can be done to save coral reefs both in the Caribbean and around the world.

  • The Water Brothers reveal how climate change, drought, flooding and over-pumped aquifers have put California's water management system at risk. Is there enough pressure to find sustainable solutions?