Iowa lawmakers are considering legislation that would dismantle Des Moines Water Works.
Historic flooding crippled a wastewater treatment plant in Seattle this month, damaging equipment and leaving the inside of the facility 12-feet deep in sewage in some areas.
Deploying Google Fiber, the internet search company’s superfast connection service, in San Antonio was meant to provide the city with a cutting edge internet option. But installation has proved problematic for water and sewer operations.
The “Water of the United States” rule (WOTUS) was the definitive water-policy achievement of the Obama administration. Proponents said it clarified which waterways could be regulated by the federal government under the Clean Water Act. Jurisdiction under the law had become obscured by court decisions, WOTUS supporters said.
It is not illegal for New Mexico water systems to falsify water-quality data, and lawmakers who want to change that say their efforts are being stymied.
New research is raising questions about what role the water system in Flint, MI, played in a major outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.
Flight attendants say there is a dirty secret about the tap water on airplanes: It’s potentially contaminated.
As rainstorms flood California, the weather is presenting challenges to stormwater managers. Parts of the state are facing the threat of “rapid onset flooding.”
The city that endangered residents by serving up lead-contaminated water will soon resume a controversial practice designed to compel delinquent customers to pay up: water shutoffs.
A water system in Montana that has been plagued with chronic water problems recently warned residents about uranium contamination.
Public interest advocates are pushing California lawmakers to establish a safe drinking water fund to fight chronic water contamination problems.
Georgia scored a critical court victory in the latest round of its lengthy water war with Florida.
Alaska scored below average in a new report on its infrastructure quality, earning a “D” for drinking water systems.
A recent experiment by a cybersecurity researcher exposed vulnerabilities in the water system.