U.S. Courts Issue Contradictory Rulings on Groundwater and the Clean Water Act

Courts grapple with pollution cases that pit the law against nature.

When the Water Is Shut Off

Cities employ vastly different strategies for late-paying customers.

U.S. Governors Outline Water Priorities

In State of the State speeches, governors emphasize pollution cleanup, collaboration, and funding.

UN Expert Connects U.S. Water and Sanitation Struggles to Poverty

Two-week visit includes examination of sewage failures in Alabama.

EPA Delays Lead and Copper Rule Again, Promises ‘War on Lead’

Draft proposal now expected in August 2018, a seven-month delay.

A Philadelphia Story: No Running Water For Eight Years

Legal barriers block water access for residents in ‘tangled title’ cases.

Congress Passes Defense Spending Bill That Includes Perfluorinated Chemicals Health Study

CDC will guide first-ever national evaluation of drinking water…

U.S. Government Releases First Global Water Strategy

Report identifies water priorities in foreign policy. By…

Islamic State Occupation Wrecks Iraq Environment and Infrastructure

UNEP report provides initial tally of contaminated sites and destroyed water systems.

Michigan Lawmakers Regroup in Human Right to Water Effort

Republican support will be needed for the Democratic proposal. By…

Deep Drought Stirred Action on California’s Right To Water

Pioneering water law gained relevance in dry weather for solving…

California’s Clean-Water-for-All Experiment Begins to Deliver

The state was the first in the U.S. to declare a human right…