Jan 6, 2014 About 40 percent of Big Spring’s water now comes from a $14 million “direct potable reuse” system.
Sep 12, 2013 Drought-ridden Kenya has found an enormous underground reservoir of water, enough to meet the country's needs for a decade. But expect a bitter fight over this valuable resource, and much hand-wringing by the African country over how best to make it pay.
Aug 16, 2013 The Bureau of Reclamation declares the first water shortage for the Colorado River basin, which provides water for tens of millions of people and large agricultural regions.
Jun 24, 2013 Collapsed housing markets and sharp cuts in state spending put New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada at bottom of survey of children's welfare.
May 27, 2013 Drought conditions from last year in the U.S. are likely to continue. Commentator Robert Glennon says that spells trouble for the nation's groundwater supply.
Apr 23, 2013 DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Apr 11, 2013 Water laws in the West often give priority to whose who used a water source first, often farmers. Farmers in New Mexico are fighting to regain their place at the head of the line.
Mar 21, 2013 We check in with Ken Lenox, cattle rancher in Rolla, Missouri about the lingering effects of last summer's drought.
Mar 19, 2013 After months of drought, barge line operators on the Mississippi River celebrate the rain.
Jan 14, 2013 Homeowners can directly recycle water from showers or washing machines by installing what are known as greywater systems, which divert wastewater to mulch beds in the yard.