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

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

Clean Water Rule Repeal Cannot Come at a Pen Stroke

Trump executive order seeks to remove federal protections for…

2017 Preview: Window of Opportunity for U.S. Department of Agriculture

Can the USDA make inroads for water quality and water infrastructure…

Slideshow: Water On The Prairie

North Dakota’s prairie pothole wetlands are under threat from rapid oil and agricultural development.

EPA Review Finds Clean Water Fund Allocations Need Revision

Funds distributed to the states do not match current state infrastructure…

Lawsuits in Three States Target Groundwater Pollution under Clean Water Act

U.S. water law confronts hydrology. Photo courtesy of…

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…

America’s Spreading Septic Threat

Failing septic systems produce disease outbreaks, algae blooms,…

Lawsuit Asks For Regulations To Address Underwater Oil Pipeline Spills

National Wildlife Federation says federal agency has allowed…

While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

Lawsuit requires EPA to address one of the largest water pollution sources in the country.

Infographic: U.S. Surface Water Pollution by State

More than half of the country's lakes and rivers are not meeting water quality standards.