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.
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 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.
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.
Nov 30, 2012 An effort to build the Western Hemisphere's largest seawater desalination plant faces a crucial test today, as San Diego's regional water agency votes on whether to buy all the water the plant would make.
Sep 14, 2012 It's not easy to maintain a beautiful lawn...especially when there's no water.
Aug 21, 2012 Oil refineries are among the many industries that use large volumes of water. A refinery in water-parched southern California turned to waste water for its needs.
Aug 10, 2012 Tapping the Ogallala Aquifer decades ago turned the Panhandle into fertile farmland. Drought is reviving concern that water in the ground, like oil, eventually runs out.