April 10, 2018
Picture the 4-H exhibits displayed proudly at the Nebraska State Fair and the crowds humming along through rows and rows of colorful and creative works.
Now, blow that scene up to a global scale, with sprawling pavilions sponsored by world leaders touting developments in water conservation and corporations showcasing cutting-edge irrigation technology.
That was the expo at the Eighth World Water Forum, said John Berge, manager of the North Platte Natural Resources District. The Forum drew more than 20,000 participants from 170 different countries to discuss and promote action on global water issues.