Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.
More than half of the country’s lakes and rivers are not meeting water quality standards.
With exceptions like California and Australia, regions and cities shape resilient adaptations to water security.
Record heat in 2015 is melting glaciers at an eye-popping pace.
Second largest U.S. city confronts new era of water scarcity with innovations on a new scale.
Seminal water law does not address nation’s emerging water pollution challenges.
Natural resources agencies have the authority to change practices on their own, conservation groups argue.
Climate change models have long predicted a drying West. In California, the future has arrived.
Cutting carbon emissions from power plants will lead to reductions in water use, water withdrawals, and mercury pollution in rivers and lakes.
Agencies are going after polluters with smaller staffs and less money.
Unlike previous eras, Congress has avoided adjusting the law to manage new conditions.
Houston is the big winner in first round of state financing for new water infrastructure fund.
New surface water storage project would be largest in California since 1979.
Pipeline owner criticized for lapses in inspection and disclosure.
Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.
Citizen petition calls for higher fees on Nestle and other bottled water companies while authorities worry about trade agreement implications.
Residents of the nation’s capital will pay a new fixed fee for replacing old pipes.
Plant is at the center of a big move to also solve city’s solid waste problem.
Report calls for independent analysis of the risks, alternatives, and cost of a big oil spill in the Mackinac Straits.
A nationally significant program of storm water management daylights streams, renovates a centerpiece lake, restores an estuary, and empowers a West Coast city.