Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…

Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

Gila River Diversion Reaches Decision Point

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Fate of an expensive Southwest water supply project is at stake By…

Colorado to Approve First State Water Plan

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Plan will endorse conservation, storage, and agricultural transfers…

Atomic Crumbs Guide First Global Assessment of Groundwater Age

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Newer groundwater is a small fraction of total reserves Photo…

Landmark Klamath Basin Water Agreement Is on Verge of Collapse

Congress could allow year-end deadline for review and enactment…

Big Investment Updates Great Lakes Shipping

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New technology and ships make maritime commerce more efficient,…

Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

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Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island's…

El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

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Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

Infographic: Plan to Change Lake Ontario Water Level Regulations Considered by Canada, U.S.

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Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario…

Lake Ontario Water Level Plan Tests Attitudes Toward Environment

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Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands,…

Lighting Small Fires As Cure to Catastrophic Blazes in California

Prescribed burns tested in Klamath Mountains. Photo courtesy…