To limit toxic algae blooms, the United States and Canada will need to reduce nutrient pollution by 40 percent.
State and provincial leaders act to end danger to Lake Erie, which has suffered from a resurgence of nutrient pollution and toxic algae outbreaks over the past decade.
In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving “net zero” energy use are top priorities.
Restrictions target big Sacramento River reservoir and Russian River residents, but effects will ripple through the state.
Lawmakers seek to make public a trove of groundwater data.
Legislation would redirect the flow of money for water-saving projects.
Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the IJC, talks with Circle of Blue last month in Chicago about some of the most pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.
State and federal authorities move to tame use of aquifers as oil field dumps.
Ohio passes its first regulations on farm practices and wastewater discharges since the Toledo drinking water crisis eight months ago.
Court decision makes it easier for EPA to leave nutrient pollution control to Mississippi River Basin states.
Beyond Sendai, water community turns attention to Sustainable Development Goals.
New legislative proposal focuses on less expensive, short-term fixes.
EPA’s Clean Water Rule confronts deep-rooted farm resistance.
Competition for water prompts a quest for new sources.
After last summer’s toxic algae outbreak, safe drinking water is a priority again in Ohio, the state that spurred the Clean Water Act four decades ago.
Water is priority in state legislatures and governors’ offices.
A month after water supply was a central feature of a U.S. – China agreement, formal recognition of water scarcity and access is still elusive.
The EPA has issued 13 vetoes since the passing of the Clean Water Act.
A joint energy research program will be extended and expanded to include water.
Using public trust doctrine, communities restore streams diverted for more than 100 years.