World Stands By As Algae and Dead Zones Ruin Water

Expensive research and cleanup efforts make little headway. Photo…

Celebrating with a Blue Streak

A new member of the Circle of Blue team introduces herself. If…

Western U.S. Governors Begin Drought Discussions

Better plans and more data are needed to guide response. Photo…

Despite Delays and Billions in Overruns, Olmsted Locks and Dam Project Rolls On

Ohio River project is departure for funds-starved U.S. water…

California Governor Comes Full Circle on Groundwater Reform

New laws signed today address challenges highlighted in Jerry Brown’s first term – in the 1970s.

Making Water Stress a ‘Wedge’ Issue

A new approach puts people at the center of the water discussion. Image…

New Federal Rules Expand Ways to Keep Prescription Drugs out of Waterways

Pharmacies, hospitals, and distributors are now authorized to…
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Great Lakes States to Track Asian Carp and Prepare for Future Invasions

Using invasive carp already present in Lake Erie, agencies practice response for more damaging species.

In Nepal, Deadly Landslide Has Calmer Second Act

Dammed by the landslide, the Sun Koshi River breaks free. Image…

Ogallala Groundwater Study Will Set Stage for Colorado Water Conservation Debate

Farmers want to know the economic and social ramifications of…

World Water Week Offers Answers To Scarcity, Pollution, and Security

Stockholm hosts largest-ever international conference on global…

More Trees Mean Less Water for California's Mountain Rivers

If global warming increases vegetation in high mountain zones,…