Circle of Blue combines data and geopolitical analysis to identify 10 places where water issues could undermine civic stability.
Less salty than the sea, brackish water is poised for wider use in Texas
The rate of storage expansion has slowed since the mid-20th century
Seagrass, shellfish, wetlands, and fish are dying in the Peconic Estuary and other Long Island bays.
Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario water levels under Plan 2014 and the current regulation plan.
Nearly one-fifth of U.S. households are not connected to a public sewer.
More than half of the country’s lakes and rivers are not meeting water quality standards.
Receding glaciers, growing cities, and expanding agriculture threaten the highest navigable lake in the world.
Warming water temperatures and destructive, non-native species threaten the world’s largest lake.
Water level’s could fall significantly due to development along the Omo River, the lake’s largest tributary.
Nutrient pollution from outdated sewage-treatment plants degrades water quality in the world’s deepest, oldest lake.
The world’s largest aquifers are under stress, according to a decade of data from the GRACE satellites.
The largest lake in Iran is shrinking rapidly, threatening tourism and health.
The oil industry’s relationship to water is governed by a surprising ratio.
Cities must cut water use by 25 percent in 2015.
A breakdown of where California’s water is used most, from fracking and Nestle’s bottling plant to almonds and lawns.
Cities raise rates to pay for repairs and to respond to conservation.
Map of the cost of water service in 30 major U.S. cities.
Ohio passes its first regulations on farm practices and wastewater discharges since the Toledo drinking water crisis eight months ago.
State emergency funds help public water systems and private well owners.