2020 Election: Water Decisions Pepper State and Local Ballots

A hodgepodge of constitutional amendments and ballot measures seek to move water policy at the state and local level.

Hanoi Sinks As It Grows

Unsustainable groundwater use is unsettling Vietnam’s capital.

Colorado River’s Tale of Two Basins

Water diversions upstream increase risk in stressed watershed. By…

As Groundwater Withdrawals Increase, Jakarta Sinks

Subsidence strikes the foundations of an Asian megacity. By…

Infographic: Brackish Water Desalination Plants in Texas

Less salty than the sea, brackish water is poised for wider use…

At Paris Climate Talks, Water Is on the Rise

Water groups, active in Paris, focus on implementing a climate agreement

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part II)

Quality of life and economy thrive with greater care for water,…

Sites Reservoir in Northern California Is 20th-Century Idea Trying to Fit the 21st

New surface water storage project would be largest in California since 1979.

One Way to Ease California Drought: Recycle Wastewater For Irrigation

Del Puerto Water District to buy a third of its water supply from Modesto and Turlock treatment plants.

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa’s Hydropower Shortfalls

Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

Why Asking ‘How Much Rain Will End the Drought?’ Is the Wrong Question

People need to be in the equation too, says Circle of Blue report Brett Walton.

Fear and Hoping in Seattle

All is woe in the water world — or is it? Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton reflects on an extraordinary summer.