H2O: The Molecule That Made Us

3-Part Series, Airing Wednesdays at 9 p.m. beginning April 22.

H2O The Molecule That Made Us will explore water's epic story - how it underpins every aspect of existence, how it has shaped life on earth and how it is becoming a valued resource and commodity.

Old ship grounded on the sand.
Air Dates and Episode Descriptions

#101: Flow (April 22 at 9 p.m.)
How did water arrive on Earth? How did it come to underpin every aspect of existence from dragonflies to deserts in bloom to human life? Dive in!

#102: Civilizations (April 29 at 9 p.m.)
Travel into the past to see how water may have driven our own evolution - and created civilizations. But can the Earth's water supplies guarantee our future?

#103: Crisis (May 6 at 9 p.m.)
Earth’s changing water cycle – and a globalized movement towards water for profit - is forcing changes in humans’ reliance on water. Can a geopolitical crisis be averted?

Woman scuba diving in underwater cave