West Virginia Bets Big on Plastics, and on Backing of Trump Administration

The state’s leaders want a federal loan guarantee to build a giant chemical storage plant that could cost as much as $10 billion.

Severe Drinking Water Contamination Surfaces After Brutal Camp Fire

California town’s water pipes fouled by benzene and other toxic compounds.

Infographic: Household Wells in the United States

Thirteen percent of Americans, some 42 million people, use a household well for their water supply.

Detroit Schools Shut Off Drinking Water After Finding Elevated Levels of Lead, Copper

A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.

Puerto Ricans Still Desperate for Water Weeks after Hurricane Maria

Half of the island's residents have no access to clean drinking…

West Virginia Confronts Maryland Over Potomac River Authority

Attorney general threatens U.S. Supreme Court lawsuit unless…

Virginia Officials Recognize Groundwater Pumping Allows Sea To Rush In

Reversing aquifer decline will test state oversight and local…

California Designs First Statewide Water Affordability Program

Many questions before the program begins operating. By…

Marriage Of Coal And Water In Arizona Renews Vows

U.S. government moves to extend lease for coal plant that pushes…

Mississippi’s Claim That Tennessee Is Stealing Groundwater Is A Supreme Court First

A dispute over an aquifer that crosses political boundaries could…

EPA Announces National Wastewater Nutrient Pollution Census

Agency will study nitrogen and phosphorus removal at wastewater…

Halt to Dakota Pipeline Is Part of International Resistance to Water Threats

At frontlines, fossil fuel transport and production infrastructure opposed worldwide.