Water Scarcity News Features

  1. Trump Backed Cali Desal, But Hurdles Remain

    Does California need another seawater desalination plant?

  2. Recycled Wastewater Ambitions Hit Snag In San Diego

    San Diego officials want to serve up treated sewage water to customers’ taps within the next decade, but officials in neighboring cities are wary of the effort.

  3. San Francisco To Diversify Drinking Water

    San Francisco is trying a new recipe for tap water.

  4. Georgia Scores Victory In Water War With Florida

    Georgia scored a critical court victory in the latest round of its lengthy water war with Florida.

  5. As California Sinks, Officials Seek To Limit Groundwater Pumping

    New data released by NASA shows that parts of California are sinking rapidly, and state water managers say groundwater over-pumping must be restricted to protect aqueducts and flood control structures.

  6. Wastewater Utilities Face Uncertain Climate Change Future

    As climate change continues to advance, some are wondering whether our wastewater systems are equipped to handle the future.

  7. Arizona May Permit DPR This Year

    Arizona is taking steps toward allowing direct potable reuse (DPR) as the state works to confront its pressing water-supply challenges.

  8. Desalination A Winner In California Drought

    A major consequence of the California drought is that the state may become more reliant on brackish-water desalination.

  9. San Antonio Utility Opens Giant Desal Plant

    The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) unveiled the second-largest desalination plant in Texas at the end of January.

  10. With Rainfall, California Water Utilities Lobby For Regulation Lifts

    As California gets soaked in rain, water utilities are lobbying state officials to lift regulations — a move that would likely benefit water suppliers across the state.