Water Scarcity News Features

  1. Raw Sewage A Major Problem In Appalachian Towns
    6/5/2018

    In small Appalachian towns, finding enough money to maintain wastewater infrastructure is a big challenge.

  2. Water Crisis Hits Nation’s Fastest-Growing Urban Area
    5/25/2018

    The nation’s fastest-growing urban area has a water supply problem.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.