Water Scarcity News Features

  1. Critics Dub Donald Trump A 'Drought Truther'

    Critics say drought deniers are the latest kind of “truther,” rejecting science in favor of a theory that California’s water challenges have been exaggerated.

  2. Arizona Regulators At Odds Over Water Industry Reform

    Arizona water regulators are divided on how much the government should help small water utilities threatened by a historic drought and other pressing challenges.

  3. With Mandates Revoked, Is Conservation Dead In California?

    California lifted its blanket water conservation mandates last month, putting more power in the hands of local water regulators to decide on conservation goals.

  4. Utility Installs High-Efficiency Tech In Low-Income Homes

    The water utility in Madison, WI, is trying to help low-to-mid income homeowners save money by offering them technology that makes it easier to conserve water.

  5. Report Slams Texas Utilities On Water Loss, Conservation

    Water utilities in the recently drought-ravaged state of Texas need to do a lot more to save water, according to a new report on conservation in the Lone Star State from the Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, and Galveston Bay Foundation.

  6. California Shelves Water Restrictions In Positive Shift For Utilities

    In a major policy shift, California is ending its sweeping, historical water restrictions amid signs the drought is easing in what analysts are calling a positive development for water utilities.

  7. Dried Watershed Loses Wildlife, Nitrogen Removal Capabilities

    It’s difficult to imagine California’s Hidden Valley Wildlife area deprived of the many birds that had once inhabited it. Sadly, the 70 acres of wetlands just south of the Santa Ana River dried up in 2010 after a severe storm wrecked the channel

  8. Las Vegas Bets On Becoming The Silicon Valley Of Water Technology

    Las Vegas is trying to become the Silicon Valley of water and that’s in large part thanks to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, one of the most forward-thinking water utilities out west.

  9. In An Effort To Expand Bottled Water, Nestle Set Sights On Small Towns

    Residents of Eldred Township in Pennsylvania came face to face with township supervisors last year over concerns about the major beverage company.

  10. Malaysia Faces Long-Term Water Crisis

    The Western United States isn’t the only area facing severe water crisis. Malaysia serves as an example of growing water problems in Southeast Asia that could easily take place in other parts of the world.