The damage to the dam holding back a reservoir just a mile from the nearest town downriver should focus minds on ensuring civil infrastructure is maintained.
Premier Doug Ford’s proposal to downgrade Ontario’s environmental watchdog is bad news for the environment, public health and safety, and evidence-based decision-making.
Faced with a drought, it's tempting for cities to reduce the amount of space that needs water. But this is not a good idea.
Heavy rains, poor and clogged drainage systems have made many towns and cities in Nigeria susceptible to massive flooding.
The US wants to invest in more infrastructure to handle our rainfall and melted snow. Stormwater credits could help cut costs and protect the environment.
Building resilience in Cape Town's water sector will require addressing risks like climate change, drought and flooding. Stormwater and groundwater are tipped as potential solutions.
Stormwater harvesting offers an alternative water supply source. It's almost entirely untapped in South Africa and could ensure improved water security across the country.
Cutting-edge urban foresters argue not only for the intrinsic value of trees but also for the many economic and health benefits.
Geosciences can be a valuable tool in the fight to provide Sub-Saharan Africa with safe drinking water.
Study finds higher risk of flooding from a combination of storm surge and heavy precipitation, particularly along the East Coast of the US.
Built-up urban environments transform the resource of rainwater into wasted runoff. Low Impact Development mimics nature to help get stormwater into the natural water system.