North Carolina, In Early Stages of Financial Review, Sees Potentially Large Number of Distressed Water Systems

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North Carolina officials are working to develop a rating system that would identify public water and sewer providers at risk of financial failure.

Lake Victoria's surging water levels threaten hydro dams: Uganda

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Lake Victoria's water levels have surged to their highest level in more than half a century after about eight months of relentless downpours, posing a threat to Uganda's hydropower plants.

Water Shortage Leaves Poorer Mexicans High and Dry in Coronavirus Fight

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Water scarcity complicates attempts to sanitize the area amid the spread of the coronavirus disease.

Baltimore Council Approves Income-Based Water Bills

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The Baltimore City Council, in the face of rising water and sewer rates and public anger over billing errors, approved a discount program that ties monthly water bills for its poorest residents to their annual household income.

As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

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As drought grips the Philippines, Manila is becoming the latest big city to struggle to access enough water.
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Mining Giant Behind Deadly Dam Collapse Took Lax Approach to Corporate Responsibility

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Vale SA, the mining entity responsible for the deadly dam collapse in Brazil, took a lax approach towards corporate responsibility.

Water Utilities Call on Big Data to Guide Pipe Replacements

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The drinking water industry says aging infrastructure is its top challenge. Can AI help?

Groundwater Plummets in Delhi, City of 29 Million

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Experts warn that Delhi could reach “zero groundwater levels” by 2020.

Infographic: Household Wells in the United States

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

Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.

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

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A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.
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Karachi’s Water Supply Curtailed by Theft and Mismanagement

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Theft, corruption, and disrepair hamper water access for millions in Pakistan's largest city.