California faces its first mandatory water cuts in the state's history amid drought

Fun Fact Friday: The thirst is real in California

Apr 3, 2015
In which we unpacked the week with Cardiff Garcia and Linette Lopez.
Posted In: groundwater, Facebook, China
Sprinklers water the lawn in Golden Gate Park on April 2, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

California drought prompts 25 percent mandatory cutbacks

Apr 2, 2015
Local water districts will restrict residential use, not agriculture.
Posted In: drought, groundwater, conservation, water

Oil wells produce even more water than oil

Mar 3, 2015
Huge amounts of wastewater must be disposed of, much of it in deep wells.
Posted In: barrel of oil, groundwater, gas
Campbell Soup Co. post low earnings allegedly due to strong dollar.

Fun Fact Friday: It's a soupy mess

Feb 27, 2015
We discuss the week that was and highlight a few fun facts from the week in news.
Posted In: Campbells, groundwater, juvenile justice
The Atibainha River dam is part of the Sao Paulo's Cantareira system of dams, which supplies water to 45% of the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo and its 20 million people.

Brazil is facing its worst drought in a century

Feb 12, 2015
Schoolkids are told not to brush their teeth, and rationing may be on the horizon.
Posted In: brazil, drought, groundwater

California's wells are going dry now, too

Aug 21, 2014
The long drought has led to a strain on groundwater - much like having too many straws in the same glass.
Posted In: California drought 2014, groundwater, wells

Fixing an aging infrastructure can cost billions

Aug 12, 2014
Crises like the water-main break at UCLA expose faults in city infrastructure.
Posted In: groundwater, flood, ucla, infrastructure

Building water systems for the next century

Feb 6, 2014
What the world is doing to keep the tap flowing.
Posted In: groundwater, water systems

Protecting groundwater is important despite drought

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.
Posted In: drought, groundwater, water