California Designs First Statewide Water Affordability Program

Many questions before the program begins operating. By…

Congress Weighs Help To Pay Escalating Household Water Bills

Midwest lawmakers propose new direction for water affordability. By…

Infographic: Average U.S. Household Water Use and Bills, 2015-16

High prices do not necessarily mean high bills.

Water Systems Need Investment and Affordability

Utilities are pulled by opposing economic and infrastructure pressures.

DC Water Increases Rates to Pay for New Infrastructure

Residents of the nation’s capital will pay a new fixed fee for replacing old pipes.

California Court, Despite Drought, Questions Popular Water Pricing Tool

Increasing block rates garner closer attention. Photo ©…

Infographic: Price of Water in 30 Major U.S. Cities (2010-2015)

Cities raise rates to pay for repairs and to respond to conservation. The…

Infographic: 2015 Price of U.S. Water, Sewer, and Stormwater

Map of the cost of water service in 30 major U.S. cities. The…

Price of Water 2014: Up 6 Percent in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 33 Percent Rise Since 2010

Water scarcity and successful conservation programs force…

The Price of Water 2013: Up Nearly 7 Percent in Last Year in 30 Major U.S. Cities; 25 Percent Rise Since 2010

Utilities tinker with rate structures designed to stabilize revenue.

Looking To Buy: Dry Year Means Higher Prices on California’s Water Market

Scarce surface water supplies will lead to an active market, research firm says.

Amid Roaring Demand, A U.S. City Plans to Triple Water Rates for Oil and Gas Customers

The recent oil and gas boom in the United States has been good…