A nationally significant program of storm water management daylights streams, renovates a centerpiece lake, restores an estuary, and empowers a West Coast city.
Native American tribes are emerging leaders in the drying basin.
Warming water temperatures and destructive, non-native species threaten the world’s largest lake.
Bark beetles, water scarcity, and dying trees herald a region in ecological transition during the height of state’s four-year drought.
Shale gas basins in Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and the Appalachian region use the most water per well.
Michigan will reveal information about energy-transport network under the Straits of Mackinac.
To limit toxic algae blooms, the United States and Canada will need to reduce nutrient pollution by 40 percent.
Tulare County continues to be the center of the drought’s drinking water crisis.
After a slow start this spring, nutrient pollution accelerated over the past week in Lake Erie.
Proposed oil and gas development zones in Coahuila are among the driest in the Americas.
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.
A lawsuit, an official’s resignation, and failed legislative proposals marked the beginning of June.
Increasing block rates garner closer attention.
States look to delay mandatory water restrictions and preserve hydropower generation.
Lawmakers seek to make public a trove of groundwater data.
Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.
State and federal authorities move to tame use of aquifers as oil field dumps.
Groundwater, food imports, low fuel prices, and a strong American dollar have more influence on prices than drought.