Cape Town’s “Day Zero” Approaches

Local authorities estimate that taps will be turned off by April 29, 2018.

Cape Town Rations Water Before Reservoirs Hit Zero

No end to water crisis in South Africa’s second largest city. By…

U.S. Governors Discuss Water in 2017 State of the State Speeches

Leaders outline water policy priorities. By Brett Walton,…

Better Water Decisions in the Age of Deep Uncertainty

Year-old scientific society seeks new responses for an era of…

Groundwater Shared by Countries Is Knowledge Void

Management of transboundary aquifers is on the United Nations…

India’s Severe Drought Causing Havoc

Water scarcity forces millions of people off of farms and into…

Lake Mead Record Low Reflects Changing American West

In drier conditions, the desire to use more water confronts the…

Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.

Oakland’s Web of Waters Shapes New Economy, Civic Energy

A nationally significant program of storm water management daylights streams, renovates a centerpiece lake, restores an estuary, and empowers a West Coast city.

Middle East Conflicts Jeopardize Water for Millions

Water is both a weapon and a casualty of violence in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.

Drought to Cost California Agriculture $2.2 Billion and 17,000 Jobs, But Groundwater Is a Lifeline

Record reductions in river flows will be offset by pumping more water from aquifers.

Australia Disbands National Water Commission

The water advisory group is a casualty of sharp cuts to the Commonwealth’s…