Australian cities have turned to some very costly solutions when water is scarce. But as the world's second-highest users of water per person, more efficient use and recycling are key.
We know the tides affect the oceans, but it also affects groundwater. If we can understand how, then we can better protect this precious resource.
A five-year project announced today will implement an innovative water-sensitive approach tailored to informal settlements. The goal is to revitalise 24 communities in Fiji and Indonesia.
The invasive mesquite tree has a negative impact on everything from biodiversity to human health. Management programmes are crucial.
Can we predict where in the world will be water-stressed? Using a more fine-tuned model, researchers find there is no global water crisis, just local ones.
Despite its long idle, Melbourne's desalination plant plays a vital role in providing water in a drying climate.