Report: Lima Citizens Shoulder the Financial Burden of Water Insecurity

In Peru’s capital city, vulnerable communities pay a premium for water as poor infrastructure, population growth, and climate change pressure supplies.

Infographic: The Drier, Wetter, Warming U.S.

Despite warm and cold extremes in 2014, precipitation and temperature…

Report: Water, Temperature Changes Not Central Drivers of Sub-Sahara Africa Conflicts

Rainfall is not a strong motivator of violence, but higher temperatures…
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change World Precipitation Climate Change Hydrologic Cycle

Report: International Panel on Climate Change Reiterates Three Urgent Water Concerns

IPCC says the water cycle will intensify, leading to bigger storms, more droughts, and worsening water quality.

Report: U.S. Water Systems, Deteriorated and Slow to Change, Need New Strategy – And Money

More of the same is not working in changed conditions of the 21st century.

Cause of Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms Gains More Certainty

New research finds that agricultural practices lead to biggest…

Study: Army Corps of Engineers Release Ways to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes

Plans to stop the invasive fish are costly, and most take more than 10 years to complete.

Report: 25% of World’s Agriculture Growing in Regions of High Water Stress

A new study from the World Resources Institute shows the connection between crops and water scarcity.

Report: Australia’s Groundwater Is Worth Billions

A new study finds that Australia’s groundwater contributes more to GDP than some industries.

Report: Fish Analysis Reveals Asian Carp Have Reproduced in Great Lakes Watershed

A new study shows grass carp reproduced at least once in the Sandusky River, but it cannot confirm an established population.
Colorado River

Fortune Telling: Colorado River Teeters Toward First-ever Shortage Declaration

In the short term, water prices would rise and groundwater pumping would increase. In the long term, demand would have to drop.

Study: Plants Play Bigger Role in River Flows Than Previously Thought

Transpiration from plants dominates the terrestrial water cycle. Photo…