Restoring western forests – thinning out small trees and dead wood – is an important strategy for reducing the risk of massive wildfires. But these projects aren't fast, easy or cheap.
Three newly discovered bodies of liquid water deep beneath the south polar ice cap on Mars have planetary scientists intrigued.
The main reason for the growth of the informal water market is government failure to deliver adequate public services.
Two environmental engineers say governments need to do more to protect people from possible water contamination after wildfires.
When water stagnates in pipes, harmful metals and bacteria can accumulate and make people sick. Buildings that were shut down for weeks during the pandemic may be at risk.
The Trump administration is trying to roll back a regulation that requires showerheads to conserve water and saves owners an average of $70 and nearly 3,000 gallons of water yearly per showerhead.
Despite high prices, poor quality and inconvenience, Kenya's urban poor continued to buy water from private vendors because it's still their best option.
There is no clear delineation of roles and responsibilities relating to the integration of clean water, sanitation, safe hygiene and nutritional status.
Buildings aren't the only things at risk in wildfires. Recent disasters in California have left local water system contaminated with toxic chemicals afterward, slowing return and recovery.
Across the NSW portion of the Murray-Darling Basin, Aboriginal people make up almost 10% of the population. Yet they hold a mere 0.2% of all available surface water.
Superbugs spread through the environment – and it needs urgent attention.
During normal times, and even more during the present pandemic, access to clean water and proper sanitation is essential.
Thousands of dams across the US are aging and overdue for maintenance. Taking them down can revive rivers, restore fish runs and create new opportunities for tourism and outdoor activities.
You might have already felt what it would be like inside a cloud made of condensed water vapor.
Neglecting existing communal water supplies risks leaving many of the most vulnerable and remote communities unserved.
With no place to wash hands and nowhere to physically isolate, many poor Indonesians are incredibly vulnerable as COVID-19 sweeps through the global south.
Bubbly waters are becoming increasingly popular. While these carbonated, sometimes flavored beverages might cause slight harm to teeth, they are far better than soda. They might even be good for you.
Office buildings have been left mostly empty for weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic, leaving standing water in pipes where harmful organisms can grow. What happens when those buildings reopen?
In a land-based early childhood program sustained and enriched by relationships with Indigenous Knowledge Holders, children learn that 'water is us.'
More than two billion people live without reliable access to clean water.