Capital Flight? Indonesia Leader Suggests Moving Government Out of Sinking Jakarta

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Unsustainable groundwater use is one factor that could prompt a political and urban restructuring in Indonesia.

In Bid for Cleaner Water, California Seeks Arranged Utility Marriages

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Uniting small, failing utilities with larger neighbors can fix water problems.

The Water ‘Accessibility Trap’: Q&A with Alexandra Campbell-Ferrari and Luke Wilson

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Authors of a report on local drinking water laws discuss the lack of water shutoff data and the fees that make it harder for struggling households to stay afloat.

In Maryland, Vulnerability to Water Shutoffs Depends on Your Address

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New report highlights how local laws can trap households in a cycle of fees that influence water affordability, shutoffs, and timely bill payment.

In war, dirty water more dangerous to children than violence, says UNICEF

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Most vulnerable are young children under age 5, who are 20 times more likely to die from diseases than violence.

U.S. Governors Detail Water Priorities for 2019

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State of the State speeches highlight diverse budget and policy goals.

California Water Board Outlines $606M Bill Assistance Program

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The state looks for ways to help poor households with the increasing cost of drinking water.

2019 Preview: U.S. Government Water Policy

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Discover what to watch for in 2019 in U.S. government water policy

Michigan Local Health Authorities Wary of Septic Bill Mandates Without Funding

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Health departments do not currently have staff to carry out the bill’s orders, local officials say.

EPA Watchdog Flags Unregulated Pollutants in Treated Sewage Sludge

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An undermanned EPA is potentially failing to protect human health and the environment from hundreds of pollutants in treated sewage sludge

Counting Homes Cut Off From Water Is A Data Collection Nightmare

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California utilities revolt against state attempt for more water shutoff information.

2018 Election: Voters Reject Stricter Rules for Oil, Gas, and Mining

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Water protections and spending were at stake in state and local ballot initiatives.