Water Scarcity News Features

  1. Vegas Planners Prep For 'Doomsday' On Colorado River
    12/5/2018

    Las Vegas water planners are prepping for a harrowing possibility: The disappearance of the Colorado River.

  2. Is Lake Mead Drying Up?
    10/24/2018

    Lake Mead levels are low, which creates significant complications for water management in Arizona.

  3. When Water Scarcity Leads To Violent Crime
    10/18/2018

    As pressure on water resources grows, there is at least one “water cop” trying to maintain order.

  4. Utilities Invoke A Nightmare: 'Imagine A Day Without Water'
    10/5/2018

    Water utilities around the country are inviting the public to think the unthinkable in a campaign kicking off October 10 known as “Imagine a Day Without Water”.

  5. 'Groundbreaking' Partnership Carried East Palo Alto Through Drought
    8/2/2018

    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.

  6. Race Is On To Harness Nation’s Last Untapped Water Sources
    7/16/2018

    As demand on water resources rises, will there be a mad rush to grab up the nation’s last untapped water resources?

  7. Americans Using Less Water Than Ever
    7/2/2018

    A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) spells out water use trends in the U.S. It is the 14th in a series of reports on U.S. water use, published every five years.

  8. After Hurricane, Puerto Rico Water Difficulties Remain
    6/18/2018

    Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico’s drinking water infrastructure last September.

  9. Permanent Water Restrictions Approved In California
    6/14/2018

    When California Governor Jerry Brown signaled lifted emergency conservation measures last year, many environmentalists worried that water savings achieved during the drought would dry up.

  10. Desal Plant Up For Debate In Orange County
    6/12/2018

    Ratepayers are debating the merits of a proposal for a new desalination plant in Orange County, CA.