Cities raise rates to pay for repairs and to respond to conservation.
The cost of water service in 30 major U.S. cities is rising.
Ohio passes its first regulations on farm practices and wastewater discharges since the Toledo drinking water crisis eight months ago.
As urban water use declines, utilities change business models.
Court decision makes it easier for EPA to leave nutrient pollution control to Mississippi River Basin states.
State emergency funds help public water systems and private well owners.
Era of ample water supply and cheap prices is ending.
State and local water administrators face supply emergency that is tightening.
Abysmal snowpack ‘obliterates’ record; cities told to conserve 25 percent.
Another dry winter forces political pressure for action.
New legislative proposal focuses on less expensive, short-term fixes.
Farming practices are adding harmful nitrates to Iowa’s Raccoon River. The capital city’s water utility will vote at a March 10 board meeting to proceed with a Clean Water Act lawsuit.
EPA’s Clean Water Rule confronts deep-rooted farm resistance.
The Central Valley prepares for an unprecedented shortage.
Competition for water prompts a quest for new sources.
Droughts that are extreme by today’s standards will be normal by the end of the century, according to NASA research.
Little snow in sight looks to be the future of the American West.
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.
Snowpack in the already-parched state is near record lows, just 25 percent of normal.
72 dams were torn down in 2014, a record.