A Philadelphia Story: No Running Water For Eight Years

Legal barriers block water access for residents in ‘tangled title’ cases.

Philadelphia Water Rate Experiment Aims to Help Struggling Residents Pay Their Bills

Many applications, and some pain, so far for country’s first income-based water rate.

Philadelphia Water Rate Links Payments to Household Income

City utility prepares nation’s first water rate based on annual…

The Stream, August 3: Floods Wipe Out North Korea’s Drinking Water

More than 3 million Syrians will require food aid over the next…

America’s Water Infrastructure Shows Its Age — The National Debate About How to Pay for Repairs

Hundreds of billions of dollars are needed for renovation and…

The Stream, August 11: Australia’s Climate Change Debate

Climate-change wrangling in Australia has descended into death…

A Reader’s Insight: Tapping Into Young Americans to Stop the Water Crisis

Over the past two decades, the global economy has witnessed extraordinary, previously unimaginable technological advances and scientific feats. Money and complicated business propositions change hands virtually. Meanwhile medical science defies death and disease on a daily basis, as the worldwide web enables instant communication across oceans. Despite these tremendous advancements in life and technology, the greatest issue we face is our depleting water supply.

Check “water” at the ballot box in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania's aging water delivery and treatment infrastructure…