Detroit residents with past-due bills are facing water shut-offs again after a reprieve during COVID-19. At the same time, providers are also raising rates.
Communities along the bank of the dam have been victims of injustice since the early 1960s.
Smart water management isn’t just good for the earth. It’s good for business.
As the war between Hamas and Israel grinds forward, two experts explain how Israelis and Palestinians have cooperated to tackle their region’s water challenges.
Dependence on bottled water weakens pressure to fix tap-water problems. Who pays the price?
To build drought resilence, Sydney must invest in rainfall-independent water supplies.
Studying the sample could help answer how water arrived on Earth and how life started.
Saltwater intrusion is bad for human health, ecosystems, crops and infrastructure. Here’s how seawater can move inland, and why climate change is making this phenomenon more frequent and severe.
New research reveals the environmental impact of keeping tropical fish as household pets – but there are ways to reduce it.
Arizona is considering a multibillion-dollar desalination project to address its urgent water needs. Three water experts call for a go-slow approach and point to Israel as a role model.
Recent research suggests blood vessels are the key to why fingers and toes turn pruny and pale after being submerged for a while.
An ophthalmologist explains how important tears are to keeping your eyes feeling good and working well – whether you’re on dry land or swimming in a body of water.
A new study shows that river barriers, similar to those built by beavers, can protect areas at risk of flooding by storing water upstream.
But it may have an indirect effect on weight loss – especially if you swap it for the high-calorie drinks you normally have.
Maui County issued an ‘unsafe water’ alert and urged precautions. Residents can face several toxic hazards from fires, as an expert in the chemical risks from fires explains.
A webinar hosted by The Conversation brings together experts in law, health, policy and Indigenous affairs to explain some of the most pressing problems related to water in the US.
Projects have not been delivered. States are bickering. If the Albanese government is to uphold its election promise to deliver the Murray plan, hard tradeoffs are needed.
More extreme rainfall and frequent storms are raising the risk that floodwaters could spill over dams, or that dams could fail.
Parts of New York’s Hudson Valley were hit with 10 inches of rain, and the mountains of Vermont – where runoff can quickly turn deadly – saw some its worst flooding since Hurricane Irene.
Not all UK water companies are run in the same way.