Sara Jerome

  1. 'Groundbreaking' Partnership Carried East Palo Alto Through Drought

    During the dry days of the California drought, one Silicon Valley city banned development because officials were unsure there would be enough water for projects.

  2. Spiking Bills Prompt New York American Water Investigation

    New York state’s utility regulator is investigating New York American Water after around 100 customers alleged their bills had spiked after new water meters were installed.

  3. Flushing Guidelines May Increase Lead Risk, Study Says

    Guidelines regarding the practice of running water to flush out lead in homes may not be effective, a new study finds.

  4. Detroit Investigates Alleged Water Theft Operation

    Detroit water officials are investigating a potential large-scale water theft at a marijuana operation.

  5. California To Dole Out $2.7 Billion For Water Storage

    A California agency approved $2.7 billion for water storage projects across the state this week.

  6. Arizona To Take Control Of Flailing Utility

    Arizona’s utility regulator voted to seize control of Johnson Utilities this week.

  7. Two Workers Injured At Water Plant Explosion

    Two employees were injured in a lime dust explosion at a water treatment plant in Kansas City, MO, on July 15.

  8. After Boil Water Notice, DC Water Under Fire

    It is once again safe to drink tap water in the nation’s capital after D.C. Water’s boil-water notice was lifted.

  9. NYC To Benefit From $1.2 Billion Tunnel Plan

    New York City officials unveiled a plan for a giant new water tunnel project this month intended to boost system resiliency.

  10. Elon Musk Pledges To Pay For Flint Water Fix

    Tesla billionaire Elon Musk took a leap into the water sector this month when he pledged to pay for clean water in Flint homes.