The virus exposed the dire state of Liberia's water system, and forced the country to revamp the way it provides clean water access to its citizens.
This November, voters in Baltimore will decide on a charter amendment that would ban water system privatization preemptively.
A new study looks at how often American community water systems violate health standards.
Israel and Gaza have been torn apart by missile strikes this week, but Gaza's rapidly depleting aquifer is about to make things even more precarious.
Update: California Central Coast row-crop farmers are now required to test their private wells for nitrate, a widespread groundwater contaminant linked to over-fertilization.
Clean and steady water that circumstance denies to up to two-thirds of the world's population remains a low priority even as trillions are spent on carbon and stimulus initiatives, a new United Nations report states.