Around 12 percent of public water systems in Florida are violating pollution regulations, often in ways which pose a risk to public health, according to a new report by a watchdog group.
In California’s top farming regions, up to 250,000 consumers are highly susceptible to encountering nitrate contamination in their drinking water.
In what appears to be a first-time discovery, researchers found a drug-resistant “superbug” in the drinking water in a developed country.
Water conservation and a rise in supply costs compelled the Santa Barbara City Council to hike water rates in August.
A Florida teen has survived a brain-eating amoeba infection, beating an attack that is usually fatal.
Water managers kept tap water flowing at many Louisiana homes despite disastrous flooding thanks to lessons from Hurricane Katrina over a decade ago and other storms in the area.
Federal and state officials say they are receiving a flood of water data, but making sense of it isn’t always easy.
After a hazardous waste site in Dartmouth, NH, released pollution into a private drinking water well, members of one family said they experienced severely adverse health effects.
Facing urgent water infrastructure challenges, Syracuse, NY, is trying to use data as a weapon against water main breaks.
Water operators in Wichita Falls, TX, are using a three-pronged chemical treatment to tackle an odor problem that has stirred up complaints from customers.
City leaders in Fresno, CA, voted last week to join a growing number of California cities banning the use of galvanized pipe for plumbing in new constructions over concerns about lead in drinking water.
If Colorado water utilities don’t crack down on water loss, the state is unlikely to reach its goal of conserving 130 billion gallons of water a year by 2050.
California has a water-data scarcity problem and experts say utilities have a role in fixing that.
Following revelations from coast to coast about high lead levels in school drinking water, another city has identified the problem: Beaverton, OR.