Who Should Pay to Fix California’s Sunken Canals?

Agribusiness and its proponents say repairs will benefit disadvantaged towns. Those residents disagree.

Perspective | More Attention Needed on Freshwater Biodiversity

Freshwater species are dying off and decreasing in abundance. Yet conservation funding centers on lands and oceans.

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Who Should Pay to Fix California’s Sunken Canals?

Agribusiness and its proponents say repairs will benefit disadvantaged towns. Those residents disagree.

Perspective | More Attention Needed on Freshwater Biodiversity

Freshwater species are dying off and decreasing in abundance. Yet conservation funding centers on lands and oceans.

The Year in Water, 2021

Water Crises Take Center Stage

Rising Cost of Water in Michigan Leads to Affordability Problems

A growing number of Michigan households are burdened by high water bills, report finds.

Utah’s Water Dilemma

Record-breaking drought along the Wasatch Front forces tough decisions about water supply.

Where Is The Water Going?

Small farmers struggle as ag titans wheel water for profit

What’s Up With Water — December 20, 2021

  • In Iraq, an ongoing drought is causing widespread hunger and forcing people to migrate.
  • In southwest Africa, an ongoing investigation by National Geographic found that a Canadian oil and gas exploration company has consistently violated environmental laws.
  • In the United States, scarce water is also front of mind for officials in the drying Colorado River Basin.