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…

Undermanned EPA Delays Action on Lead in Drinking Water

For second time, draft of new health regulation is deferred.

In Flint Water Probe, Five Officials Face Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

Criminal investigation touches off dispute at top level of state…
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Pursuing Riches, Miners Plunder Tamil Nadu’s River Sand

Unrelenting demand for cement drives the illegal and damaging sand mining industry.

Congress Budget Deal Protects Water Programs

U.S. lawmakers decide not to scrap water spending. By…