June 30, 2016
Harvest California Water for Irrigation

Is California’s Deep Groundwater Worth Retrieving?

In its fifth year of drought, California desperately needs water. Research by scientists from Stanford University claims that the state has plenty of previously unaccounted for groundwater … it’s just […]
June 27, 2016
California Irrigation Water Tanks

California Water Saving Efforts May Decline

As California enters its fifth year of serious drought, the severe water rationing program that drove urban residents to cut back on water use by 24 percent is changing course. […]
June 13, 2016
California Water Resources

California Trees Suffer in State’s Extended Drought

California’s extended drought is taking a big toll on the state’s forests, according to a recent study. The National Academy of Sciences reports that years of little or no rain […]
June 9, 2016
California Water Management

California Water Conservation Saves Energy, Study Reports

A new study published by UC Davis finds that reduction in California water use has saved significant amounts of electricity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The analysis comes from statistics […]
May 18, 2016

Some Texas State Living Centers Have Flint-Level Lead in Water

Water tests at State Supported Living Centers in several Texas cities has revealed toxic lead rivaling the amount found in the water system in Flint, Michigan. Read more.
May 17, 2016

Not Just Flint: California Town Has Arsenic-Tainted Water

Kettleman City, a town in the Central Valley near Los Angeles, has suffered from tainted city water for decades. Every other week, a truck delivers 30 gallons of drinking water […]
April 4, 2016

Nut Farm Leaves California for Arizona, Causing Water Concerns There

A nut farm is moving from California to Arizona to raise almonds and other nuts, raising concerns about whether it will deplete water supplies in Mohave County. The farm’s owners […]
March 30, 2016

California’s El Nino is Unimpressive this Year

The anticipated rain storms and blizzards that were supposed to hit California, thanks to El Niño, were unimpressive this year, and regulators are thinking about easing water-use restrictions in some […]
March 28, 2016

Water Quality Suffers Due to Aging Infrastructure

According to the Houston Chronicle, the EPA now estimates that the U.S. faces a $384 billion backlog of needed repairs to the country’s drinking water infrastructure. In Houston, an estimated […]
February 23, 2016

City Officials Arrested in Town Where Sludge Comes from the Faucet

Smelly black water has been coming from the faucets of Crystal City, Texas, residents. The town of 7,500, located near San Antonio, currently faces bankruptcy and all but one top […]
February 17, 2016

More Algae Water Problems, This Time in Texas

In a stark reminder of the algae crisis in Toledo, Ohio, two years ago, toxic algae contamination shut down tap water service for residents of Ingleside, Texas. Residents were warned […]
February 16, 2016

Waste Water Converted to Drinking Water Gaining Acceptance

The prospect of introducing direct potable reuse in California is gaining acceptance, fueled by the state’s record drought. “The idea of turning waste water into drinking water is gaining momentum […]