Water Scarcity News Features

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Trump Administration Sued Over Massive Desert Water Project
    12/7/2017

    Environmental advocacy groups filed a lawsuit last month to halt a massive water project in the Mojave Desert.

  9. New Mexico, Texas Water War Heads To Supreme Court
    11/23/2017

    Texas and New Mexico may fight it out at the Supreme Court next year in a conflict over groundwater pumping along the state border and the control of the Rio Grande.

  10. California Delta Tunnels Project Hits Snags
    10/30/2017

    The controversial water infrastructure proposal from California Governor Jerry Brown, billed as a solution to the state’s significant water challenges, has hit some snags in recent weeks.