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.
May 7, 2012
Fast-growing India is pumping itself dry. For the "water man," the solutions will come from the grassroots.
May 4, 2012
Documentary filmmaker Jessica Yu's new film, "Last Call at the Oasis," explores the water crisis in the U.S. and its impact.
Sep 16, 2011
Yesterday, a shower was given a prize. Okay, let me explain. Nick Christy's invention for a shower that recycles hot water won the Dutch Postcode...
Apr 12, 2011
Today on the Marketplace Morning Report, we spoke to Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water. In...
Mar 23, 2011
Tokyo health officials said today radiation levels are higher in the water supply there. Those officials are recommending people not give tap wat...
Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the U.S. Census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at how the census population numbers will affect how federal funding will be...
Sep 22, 2010
White House National Economic Council director Larry Summers will return to Harvard at the end of the year. Who might replace him and what does...
I work really hard to conserve water: I take short showers; I don't leave the sink on when I brush my teeth. But I'm hardcore. How can I save some of the water I use in my toilet?
Aug 17, 2010
Easy Answer: Ever considered peeing in the shower?...