Marie "Louie" Gilot

Marie "Louie" Gilot writes the blog about her experiences trying to live greener on the U.S.-Mexico border. Louie is based in El Paso, Texas, where she works as policy director for an immigration non-profit. Her previous career was as a newspaper reporter covering Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Cities of the Future

Arid El Paso makes every drop count

Deep in the desert, El Paso has found a way to conserve its precious water. Despite a growing population, water usage has actually gone down.

Cities of the Future

Wading into a water war between two countries and two states

Ed Archuleta, of the El Paso Water Utilities, had to figure out how to make water resources last while sharing them with Mexico and another state.