Water Scarcity News Features

  1. Fresno Eases Reliance On Groundwater With New Plant
    5/4/2018

    Despite years of reliance on groundwater to meet its drinking water needs, Fresno is now giving surface water a chance.

  2. How Cape Town Out-Conserved California
    4/6/2018

    Cape Town was supposed to run out of water on April 22, but an intense conservation effort averted disaster.

  3. Will California Bring Back Drought-Era Water Cuts?
    2/27/2018

    A proposal to reinstate water restrictions that held sway during the since-ended California drought is under consideration by state water regulators.

  4. Cape Town May Be First Major City To Run Out Of Water
    1/23/2018

    Though this time of year typically means an abundance of water supplies throughout the U.S., a major foreign city is having to contend with the possibility that it will run out of water entirely.

  5. Utah Bills Would Upend Water Utility Policy
    1/12/2018

    Proposals under consideration in the Utah legislature could dramatically curb the powers of water systems in the state.

  6. Conservation At U.S. Water Utilities On The Rise
    1/4/2018

    On average, water use by U.S. ratepayers appears to be dropping. Americans used 6 fewer gallons of water on a daily basis in 2015 compared to 2010.

  7. San Diego’s Post-Drought Water Woes: Lead, Sewage, Non-Revenue Water
    1/4/2018

    Despite the fact that California’s drought is over, San Diego’s water worries have not evaporated.

  8. After Long Wait, Waukesha Gets Lake Michigan Water Deal
    12/19/2017

    The city of Waukesha, WI, has been working for decades to gain access to Lake Michigan drinking water and this month it finally landed a deal to accomplish that.

  9. Report: What California Learned From Drinking Water/Wastewater Challenges In 2017
    12/14/2017

    In a new report on the state’s water priorities, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) offered the nation some guidance on how it might address issues that are burdening regions all over the country.

  10. Amid Population Boom, Texas Cities Plan $225 Million Water Pipeline
    12/7/2017

    Texas cities with booming populations are teaming up on a major water pipeline project.