Ancient cultures that flourished in arid climates developed low-tech solutions to manage water scarcity.
As surface water diminishes in the Western US, people are drilling deeper wells – and tapping into older groundwater that can take thousands of years to replenish naturally.
Elephants avoided areas where others were poached.
High levels of lead were unexpectedly found in 14 UK schools’ drinking water: so how much do we really know about what’s in our pipes?
The government must shore up efforts to finance water and sanitation in Nigeria.
It seems all party leaders can agree, water advisories in First Nation communities need to end. If there is agreement, then isn’t it time to stop making it a campaign promise and make change?
New research shows how fracking could pose a threat to surface water quality, with consequences for human and environmental health.
A long-expected federal drought declaration underlines how serious the Colorado River water shortage has become for Western states.
Clarity and care for the environment should be priorities.
Water-related hazards are exceptionally destructive, and the impact of climate change on extreme water-related events is increasingly evident, a lead author of the new report warns.
As rivers run dry in the Rocky Mountains and the West, it’s easy to wonder where all the snow you see on mountain peaks goes. Some of it ends up in the air, but researchers aren’t sure how much.
Olympic surfers are coming from around the world to compete in surfing’s Olympic debut. But where will the waves come from?
Victorian-era engineering is struggling under decades of underinvestment.
Which is worse, dry heat or wet heat? Both, says an exercise physiologist.
Record heat and low rainfall are drying up water sources shared by the American Southwest and northern Mexico.
Without enough water, trees can develop embolisms, similar to blockages in human blood vessels, and they’re more likely to die from drought or fires.
New results show why and how water is disappearing from Mars atmosphere.
The area’s iconic national parks are home to grizzlies, elk and mountain snowfall that feeds some of the country’s most important rivers. A new report show the changes underway as temperatures rise.
Studying how elephants move can give clues into how they can be better managed to conserve their populations.
Three suburbs in Victoria have been warned against drinking tap water — even if they boil it first.