A water- and chemical-intensive process to mine natural gas may pose a threat to the watershed supplying drinking water to 14 million people.
May 26, 2009 AlterNet
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is officially opposing the residential use of gray water, arguing that it diminishes the replenishment of Lake Mead and, ironically, discourages water conservation.
Apr 15, 2009 Las Vegas Sun
Cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are working together to save water and use reclaimed water for non-drinking purposes.
Jan 30, 2009 Fort Worth Star Telegram
Humanity has over-engineered the world's hydrology through dam-building, writes Rachel Olivieri.
Sep 20, 2008 AlterNet
Decades of massive hydrologic engineering have altered California's ecology out of equilibrium and will be unable to support present demands, warns Rachel Olivieri.
Sep 9, 2008 AlterNet
Your morning cup of joe - all things considered - takes 140 liters of water to make. A new study reveals the true cost in water usage for crops and cultures.
Aug 29, 2008 WorldChanging
Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong tops a list of heavy water users in a city trying hard to conserve while meeting rising demand during a drought and steady or rapid population growth.
Aug 26, 2008 Austin American-Statesman
<p>Former federal prosecutor Elizabeth de la Vega laments the incredibly disjointed and ad hoc approach to freshwater management in the United States.</p>
Jul 25, 2008 Truthout
<p>Rising temperatures, shrinking ice packs and the salinization of coastal fresh water sources are all contributing to a growing water crisis in the United States.</p>
Apr 7, 2008 Natural News