by Emily Atkin Posted on September 2, 2014
After testing 100 water wells atop one of the largest natural gas reserves in the U.S., researchers found that nearly 30 percent contain levels of arsenic above the limit considered safe.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on September 2, 2014
Forty percent of the world’s countries with the largest shale oil and shale gas resources have arid conditions or steep competition for water.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on August 30, 2014
Most other states -- including Kansas and Texas -- do not allow unlimited pumping from groundwater aquifers. But in California, it's still "pump as you please." That is about to change.
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 19, 2014
The history of Los Angeles is tied up in water, and not because it has an abundance of it -- just the opposite in fact.
by Ari Phillips Posted on August 18, 2014
A toxic wastewater spill from a large copper mine in northern Mexico is keeping 88 schools closed starting Monday due to uncertainty over the safety of drinking water.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 18, 2014
The river provides crucial resources to agriculture, tourism and water supplies along its route.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on August 13, 2014 Updated: August 13, 2014
"I've been to a lot of the fracking seminars," state senator Randy Baumgardner said.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 4, 2014
500,000 Toledo residents were without potable water this weekend and while the ban has been lifted, the specific test results have not been made public.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 4, 2014
"It's 50% living like Laura Ingalls Wilder and 50% like we're in Wall-E. All of it is irritating. You don't really realize how constant water is in your life until it's cut off and labeled toxic."
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 3, 2014
Here are 7 things you need to know about microcystin -- what it does, why it's there, and why it's spreading in the largest system of fresh water in the world.