America is buying bottled water in droves.

Why buy water when you can have it for free?

Sep 1, 2015
Bottled water is about to become the most popular packaged beverage in the U.S.
Posted In: water, sustainability, bottled water, soda

U.S. mayors tackle water problems

Jun 19, 2015
Conference will cover safety and conservation issues.
Posted In: sustainability, conservation, water, San Francisco

L.A. installs water pipes that can survive disaster

Jun 17, 2015
The Japanese-made pipes don't pull apart at the joints when the earth moves.
Posted In: earthquakes, infrastructure, water
The California Aqueduct is one of three  aqueducts bringing fresh water to Los Angeles. Here, where it meets the San Andreas fault, the aqueduct could break and potentially cut off some water supply in a large earthquake.

L.A.'s biggest vulnerability lies under its streets

Jun 16, 2015
A major quake could rupture the city's aging system of 7,000 miles of water pipes.
Posted In: infrastructure, earthquake, los angeles, southern California, water
Weeds grow in dry cracked earth that used to be the bottom of Lake McClure on March 24, 2015 in La Grange, California.

California drought threatens even oldest water rights

May 13, 2015
In California, some people have more right to water than others. Now, drought threatens even them.
Posted In: water, water rights, california, drought

Raising water rates isn't just a California problem

Apr 22, 2015
Efforts to raise water rates across the country are being met with resistance.
Posted In: water, sustainability, pricing

In Mexico, things go better with...water

Apr 10, 2015
Mexico is fighting obesity by urging people to drink less soda and more water.
Posted In: Mexico, obesity, soda tax, water

When water runs dry, farmers focus on profit

Apr 8, 2015
Farmers in the dry Central Valley raise the highest-value crops they can grow
Posted In: water, Agriculture, california, drought
Aerial view overlooking landscaping on April 4, 2015 in San Diego, California. Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered a 25 percent cut in urban water usage due to a severe drought affecting much of California and the west.

One way to ration water: raise the price

Apr 7, 2015
New limits on water usage could raise prices to four times their current rate.
Posted In: drought, california, water, conservation, utilities