Well depths are increasing across much of the United States, but advocates worry drilling deeper isn't the solution.
The coastal city is the first major metropolitan area in India to deal with such an extreme water shortage, but several large cities around the world may soon face a similar crisis.
Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
Westminster, Colorado's focus on taming water demand has become a regional model for managing growth without straining resources.
A couple watches as water gushes from a pipe into the former Cottbus Nord open-cast coal mine in order to create the Cottbuser Ostsee artificial lake on April 24th, 2019, near Cottbus, Germany.
Fights over the Colorado River's most significant tributary are longstanding, intractable, and only getting worse.
California's water conservation has seen ups and downs in recent years. Here's what the data shows.
More than two years after Valley Water Management Company settled with environmental groups to halt discharges at two facilities where wastewater seeped into groundwater, Race Track Hill and Fee 34 are finally closed.
Hamilton City leads California in a new approach to managing rivers.
In a state known for severe droughts, having a front yard that requires watering is becoming a thing of the past.
Polar Bear Club swimmers make their annual icy plunge into the Atlantic Ocean on New Year's Day at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Showers, now a mainstay of our daily routines, were once a cure for insanity and criminality.
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.
The State of Mexico is a nexus for a dispute between the government and the women-led activists of one of the country's largest indigenous groups.
A quick guide to Proposition 3, among the more confusing measures on which Californians will vote on November 6th.
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an interview about news consumption habits to a feature story on how gerrymandering amplified the interests of the right.
No, the state does not really have plenty of water.
A conversation with Jan Null, a weather forecaster who explains why expectations of a wet winter are misplaced.
A team of experts from a number University of California schools argue that recharging groundwater to manage pollution should be permitted by the state.
According to a new study, wealthy and educated citizens could be the first to go.
Regulators warnings that the Sites Reservoir may have to cut its stated water storage goals have thrown the future of the ambitious project into doubt.