Decades of disinvestment have led to racialized disparities in access to safe drinking water and effective wastewater services.
Decentralized water recycling systems are a leading strategy to make water use more sustainable.
Spring-fed sources may help prepare for a drier climate future in the Himalayas.
Water has an appetite.
Water has a living spirit and holds memories from the beginning of time.
Among the forecast effects of climate change, one in particular poses special concern: We’re running out of water.
Like water itself, the protection of this vital resource takes many different forms.
Pregnant people across the country lack safe drinking water—so grassroots organizations are stepping in.
Bringing back bivalves and reintroducing aquatic plants can connect people to their waterways—and the ecosystems we all depend on.
“Lawmakers need to figure out better ways to balance the interests of industry with protecting people’s health.”
Indigenous communities and conservationists around the world are challenging the long-held view of water as a human commodity. Can the same approach work in the United States’ arid Southwest?
“It’s not only about wildlife, or birds and trees. It’s also about the people.”
Experts agree that cities need diverse water supplies, but desalination plants remain controversial.
When a winter storm knocked out water service to tens of thousands of Mississippi residents, it was Black families that were hit hardest—and who organized their own relief efforts.
A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.
A new children’s book centers Native culture and our relationship with Earth.
An inspiring collaboration on the Pacific Coast blew fishery conservation goals out of the water.