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Going the Distance for Water

Infographic: Going the Distance, From Ashgabat to Whyalla—10 Cities Pumping Water From Afar

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In many cities, water travels far to reach the tap. Residents of the planet's driest places rely on extensive waterways to deliver their supply. Click through the interactive infographic below to learn more about 10 cities that pipe water in from distant aquifers, plus additional plans to expand waterway networks even further.

Infographic: Alaska to India Bulk Water Export Data

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Sitka, Alaska to send millions of gallons of water to India, which will then be distributed in the Middle East.

Timeline: North American Bulk Water Sales

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Bulk water has been attempted and banned around the world. Visualize the last decade of attempts in Sitka.

Q&A: Paul Saffo on the Future of Media and a New Era of Environmentalism

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Paul Saffo is a man who lives in the future, and he maps and predicts society’s biggest transformations. Paul is a Futurist who teaches at Stanford University, and for the past 20 years has explored the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change.

Budget Constraints, Anomalies Delay USGS Water Data Release

tap Budget and personnel issues have delayed the 2005 U.S. Geological Survey national water use data, leaving many in the water world anxiously awaiting its release.

Infographic: 10 Things You Should Know About Water

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10thingsknow How much drinkable water is there in the world? How much water does an American, a European, an African use everyday?

The World's Water: Hard Facts Point Toward the Soft Path

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Experts say water crises can be averted with better management,…

WHYMAP takes water question underground

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Although unknown to many, it is no secret that much of the…

U.S. water usage by state on Google Earth

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Using United States Geological Survey data from the most recent…

Infographic: All the Water in the World - Circles of Blue

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A diagram, by Circle of Blue, illustrating just how little freshwater…

Infographic: All the Water in the World - Circles of Blue

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A diagram, by Circle of Blue, illustrating just how little freshwater…

UN map shows unsustainable agriculture irrigation worldwide

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Unsustainable water withdrawals for irrigation on every continent…