Cape Town’s “Day Zero” Approaches

Local authorities estimate that taps will be turned off by April 29, 2018.

Baltimore City Council to Introduce Water Affordability Package in 2018

Baltimore is the latest U.S. city to reassess water aid for the poor.

Uprooting FDR’s ‘Great Wall of Trees’

Planted after the Dust Bowl. Cut down in the climate change era.

Panel Recommends Changes to Two-Decade-Old EPA Water Affordability Guidelines

The EPA has heard similar suggestions before. Will the agency act decisively this time?

Risks Grow for Deadliest U.S. Drinking Water Hazard

Reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease are surging upwards.

U.S. Household Water Use Continues to Decline

Federal report tracks conservation pattern that began two decades ago.

Replenishing the World's Watersheds – An Interview with Sandra Postel | PODCAST |

Sandra Postel on her hopeful vision of water's future.

Philadelphia Water Rate Experiment Aims to Help Struggling Residents Pay Their Bills

Many applications, and some pain, so far for country’s first income-based water rate.

Cape Town Rations Water Before Reservoirs Hit Zero

No end to water crisis in South Africa’s second largest city. By…

When the Sewer Pipe Breaks, Watch Out For What Comes Next

Toxic emissions from common pipe repair are a health risk, researchers…

When It Comes To Water Service How Expensive Is Too Expensive?

As rates rise, water authorities question longstanding affordability measurement.

Water Bill Assistance for the Poor Hindered by State Laws

Restrictions on utilities result in weak aid programs, study finds.