U.S. Irrigation Continues Steady Eastward Expansion

Irrigated farmland in the United States climbed to a record-high 58 million acres in 2017, according to new federal government data.

Is U.S. Groundwater Quality Getting Better or Worse? It’s Hard to Say

Too little data so far for main national monitoring network.

U.S. Governors Detail Water Priorities for 2019

State of the State speeches highlight diverse budget and policy goals.

U.S. Year-In-Review, 2018

What was water in the United States this year? For one, it was visible -- and vividly so.

Tough Water Decisions in 2018 Election Initiatives

Voters will decide on infrastructure spending, oil and gas development, and salmon habitat protection.

U.S. Water Withdrawals Continue Marked Decline

The country is using less water, but latest USGS report shows influences of California drought on national data.
Javier Serafin, a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power utility worker, climbs on a 144-inch outlet, which connects to an ultraviolet treatment plant that will be completed in 2019. Photo © J. Carl Ganter / Circle of Blue

2018 Preview: What Not to Ignore About Water Infrastructure

Communities need to invest in and maintain water systems.

UN Expert Connects U.S. Water and Sanitation Struggles to Poverty

Two-week visit includes examination of sewage failures in Alabama.

U.S. Government Releases First Global Water Strategy

Report identifies water priorities in foreign policy. By…

Risks Grow for Deadliest U.S. Drinking Water Hazard

Reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease are surging upwards.

U.S. Household Water Use Continues to Decline

Federal report tracks conservation pattern that began two decades ago.

Federal Water Agency, in Course Correction, Courts Private Investment

Bureau of Reclamation showcases five water projects for private…