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.
Surge in oil and gas production has seen more spills that are harming water supplies.
A new pumping station would draw water from the bottom of a shrinking Lake Mead.
Water scarcity and extreme weather are two reasons that food prices will stay high, however.
From Southern California, a model of success for water’s future.
Recycling wastewater is cheaper than desalination and less environmentally damaging than river diversions.
Federal data show that U.S. farms use less water and are investing in water-saving irrigation equipment.
A joint energy research program will be extended and expanded to include water.
Six-state region at head of American recovery.
Desire to protect the poor left Brazil’s driest city few options other than new pipes and prayers for rain.
America’s seventh-largest city debates a pipeline project worth billions as the second-fastest-growing state faces more demands for water in its third year of severe drought.
More of the same is not working in changed conditions of the 21st century.
Steeled by past drought, governor is reshaping how largest U.S. state uses and distributes water.
Quest for protein and profits invites challenge about pollution and waste.
Expensive research and cleanup efforts make little headway.
Better plans and more data are needed to guide response.
Ohio River project is departure for funds-starved U.S. water infrastructure installations.
Pharmacies, hospitals, and distributors are now authorized to collect narcotics, opiates, and other “controlled” drugs.
Farmers want to know the economic and social ramifications of reducing groundwater use.
Attorneys and finance specialists collect tens of millions in fees.