The California Aqueduct, which carries water more than 400 miles south from the Sierra Nevada, splits as it enters Southern California at the border of Kern and Los Angeles counties.
Installing solar panels over California's 4,000 miles of canals could generate less expensive, renewable energy, save water, fight climate change – and offer a solution for the thirsty American West.
People who live near water report better mental health and wellbeing.
Repurposing derelict Victorian canals could boost people's mood and their physical activity levels.
Do canal boats have toilets? Yes, and they're greener than your average bog.
For decades, canals were an unloved relic of industrial Britain – but people power has brought them back to life.
Not a new idea, as this map from 1885 shows, but no less controversial.
The Nicaraguan government has granted a concession to a mysterious Chinese company owned by Jing Wang, a little-known Hong-Kong based businessman, to build an inter-oceanic canal. This would provide an…