Wisconsin Towns Face Groundwater Crisis Alone

High-capacity irrigation wells are drying out lakes but state…

Waukesha Another Step Closer To Great Lakes Water

A regional committee found that the city meets the requirements for an out-of-basin diversion, with conditions.

Great Lakes Water Quality Remains in Spotlight in 2015

Safe drinking water tops list of concerns. Photo © J.…

Great Lakes States Take Halting Steps Toward Water Protections

Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding…

Wisconsin Groundwater Dispute Is a Warning Signal for the Eastern United States

Water problems in states east of the Mississippi River mirror…

Along Lake Superior Shore: Climate Change, CAFOs, and Camaraderie

Circle of Blue data reporter Kaye LaFond describes her experience as a fellow at the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources’ Lake Superior Institute.

A Discussion With Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the International Joint Commission

Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the IJC, talks with Circle of Blue last month in Chicago about some of the most pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.

Wisconsin Iron Mine Plans Abandoned Due to Wetlands

EPA action under Clean Water Act cited as determining factor.…

Hawaii River Restorations Reflect National Desire to Protect Water for Public Benefit

Using public trust doctrine, communities restore streams diverted…

Summer Camp for Journalists: Water in Old Mining Country

On the road with IJNR's Mining Country Institute, Hawaii-based Codi Yeager-Kozacek returns to Michigan and the Midwest.

David Garman

Combining disciplines is the key to dealing with serious freshwater…
Infographic: Wild Rice

Wild Rice and Water Law: Balancing Act Between Industry and Environment

A Minnesota District Court has ruled in favor of protecting the state's wild rice.