Massive state capture activity is taking place in the South African water sector under the guise of radical economic transformation, threatening financial sustainability and water supply.
Community participation is vital to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. But at the moment it often comes too little, too late.
Extracting coal seam gas produces billions of litres of water. A new CSIRO report suggests that, when treated, this water can be pumped back underground.
The current climate talks in Morocco are a golden opportunity for making strides on the adaptation of African agriculture. African countries need the tools necessary to do so.
Droughts are much bigger and slower than other natural disasters that hit Australia - meaning that despite their huge impacts, we still haven't figured out how best to protect ourselves.
A project in the Western Himalaya has highlighted some valuable lessons for the future.
Travelling to work can require as much water as you use at home.
Queensland's planned new coal mine could impact the climate, the Great Barrier Reef, water, and local species. Yet still it has been declared as 'critical infrastructure' by the state government.
In Chile, the impact of mining and the lack of regulation of water markets have produced water scarcity conflict in local Indigenous communities.
Africa is facing an annual financing gap for water infrastructure of around $45bn to meet the needs of its citizens. Where is the money going to come from?
Progress in terms of water and sanitation has traditionally favoured those with money. But the hope with the SDG's is that this gap will be plugged in the future.
Intelligent trade policies can help limit the threats, including food security, that come with an uneven distribution of water resources across the globe.
Plans to send a satellite around the moon using fuel from water point to a renewable future.
By tapping into diverse data sources in Flint, researchers can predict vulnerable homes and even have found that home water service lines may not be the biggest contributor to lead poisoning.
Without careful policy consideration the rise of artisanal and small-scale mining in resource rich African countries stands to disturb agricultural activity and associated livelihoods.
Feeling thirsty could be affecting your brain function more than you realise.
Expecting the rest of the world to adopt expensive, centralized sewage treatments systems common in the U.S. is not realistic.
The first international water decade was a great success ... so why do we need another?
Scientists are pioneering a new way of monitoring water species, using techniques more familiar to fans of crime scene TV shows.
Wastewater treatment systems around the world are hamstrung by outdated tests that don't identify a growing array of pathogens or identify the sources of pollutants.