After a major pipe ruptured following drought-breaking storms, the water supply is at risk in the tiny California community of Davenport. As residents worry that their taps will run dry, a major fight has erupted about who should pay to fix the pipe.
Denver Water wants expand its recycled water program, but health regulators are not sure the proposal is safe.
North Carolina regulators lowered the standard for GenX in drinking water this month as the state grapples with contamination in the Cape Fear River.
Los Angeles officials acquired water rights in the 1900s using questionable tactics, historians say. Now, the previous owners of the rights want their water back.
The pulp-and-paper industry is taking on Florida’s water quality regulations, and the courts recently cleared the way for the challenge.
With increased wastewater reuse occurring on farms, effective wastewater treatment is paramount, researchers say.
Towns that sell their public water systems have been known to catch a case of seller’s remorse.
Can a water meter upgrade mean higher bills for customers?
Some cities are touting a method for finding lead pipes, which can contaminate drinking water, that they say is faster and cheaper than traditional processes.
Federal regulators signed off on a plan for a nuclear proposal in Florida to pump wastewater underground despite concerns the facility could contaminate drinking water.
North America’s largest wastewater treatment plant is covered in bees.
A worker from an eastern Indiana city was found dead in a wastewater treatment plant tank last week.
A proposal to sell the water utility in Charlestown, IN, is coming under intense criticism.
A public water utility in New Mexico is trying an innovative approach to preserving water quality, donating money to protect the environment upstream.