Iowa’s largest city will sue three upstream counties to reduce nitrate contamination.
Precipitation was near average, but temperatures smashed the previous heat record.
Water is priority in state legislatures and governors’ offices.
Most aquifers in the state have dropped to record lows.
The EPA has issued 13 vetoes since the passing of the Clean Water Act.
Surge in oil and gas production has seen more spills that are harming water supplies.
Just look at the Texas drought — California could be waiting years to recover.
A new pumping station would draw water from the bottom of a shrinking Lake Mead.
The amount of food in storage around the world is on the rise, but stocks are still historically low.
An investigation begins this week as to whether spills of heavy oils pose a greater environmental threat than spills of other crude oils.
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.
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.
Rules for choosing the most controversial projects will be written later.
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.
Using public trust doctrine, communities restore streams diverted for more than 100 years.
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.