Decades-Long Water War Amongst Southern States May Be Near an End

A recent meeting by the governors of Georgia, Alabama and Florida may help break a long-running dispute over how much water the Atlanta region can use and the source for that water.

Peter Gleick: Population and Water

Population discussions raise lots of hackles. And they bring the crazies out of the woodwork like termites when the Orkin Man appears.

Water Issues Dividing and Challenging the U.S.

With floods across the Midwest, droughts along the Southwest, and legal skirmishes in the West and South—water issues are dividing the United States and challenging its citizens like never before. As first reported by Circle of Blue in July 2008, increasing competition for diminishing water supplies is driving the United States into an era of water scarcity.