Shiprock, New Mexico: The Navajo Nation — which spans a 70,000-square-kilometer stretch of mesa, sand, and canyons in parts of New Mexico, Utah, and northern Arizona — is the largest and, arguably, the driest American Indian reservation in the United States.

Racing an Arizona Senator’s Retirement, Dry Navajo Nation Draws Closer to Securing More Water

The largest reservation in the U.S. has one of the nation's highest poverty rates — more than 40 percent — and very little water infrastructure. Many residents pay nearly 50 times the municipal cost for water, which instead is delivered from a tank in the back of a truck, often resulting in water-borne intestinal illnesses.

The Stream, February 7: Drilling for Oil, Gas and New Life Forms

Despite the abundance of water in the Great Lakes, some areas…

US Projects Give Millions for Water and Sanitation to Tribes

pipes The U.S. government is looking to get tribal homes on a par with the rest of the nation through a $90 million stimulus package for water and sanitation access.

Tribes Lose Snowmaking Battle

snowmachine The religious objections of Indian tribes are not sufficient enough to stop a ski resort from using reclaimed sewage water.