Water Scarcity News Features

  1. Water Districts React As California Gets Rain

    It’s raining in California. Is the drought over?

  2. As California Is Flooded With Rain, Managers Look To Capture It

    Water managers say underground water storage is vital as California and other drought-plagued areas seek to capitalize on rain when it comes.

  3. California Regulators Release Official Report On DPR

    As 80 percent of California continues to languish in drought conditions, state regulators are a step closer to allowing the practice of direct potable reuse (DPR).

  4. Austin Undertakes Major Rate Structure Study

    Officials in Austin are undertaking a major review of how customers pay for water.

  5. Obama Admin ‘Nudges Forward’ Big Water Tunnels In California

    As the Obama years come to an end, administration officials are working to support the controversial California tunnel proposal as one of their acts in office.

  6. Tennessee Utilities Seek Backup Amid Drought

    The dry spell in Tennessee has utility officials looking for ways to secure their supplies in case the conditions persist.

  7. New Jersey Utilities Already Prepping For Summer Water Use

    It’s still scarf and mitten season in New Jersey, but water utilities are already preparing for a difficult challenge on the horizon: the summer months.

  8. Millionaires Brew Up Court Fight Over Tiered Rates

    In the San Francisco Bay Area, a fight over water rates has flared up and it’s a clash of millionaires versus local political officials.

  9. World’s First DPR Plant Inspires U.S. Water Managers

    With few exceptions, direct potable reuse (DPR) has not been adopted by U.S. water suppliers yet, besides tiny regions of Texas that relied on this water recycling method to survive the recent drought. Several states, including California, are still working on regulatory changes that would make this technology permissible.

  10. Connecticut Seeks To Crack Down On Exports To Bottled Water Company

    In an effort that is opposed by water companies, Connecticut regulators are trying to restrict water exports in the drought-plagued state.