Water

Now is the time for a regional water solution

With litigation behind us, Iowans have a real opportunity to address water quality, infrastructure and regional governance in a meaningful way. …

Des Moines

EPA: Dumping Toxins Like Lead and Arsenic Into Water Is OK

The Environmental Protection Agency is indefinitely postponing compliance deadlines from Obama-era regulation that required coal power plants to …

Climate

Opinion: Why Lagos must face up to its water crisis

<b>Lagos (CNN) —</b> Lagos is a city surrounded by water, yet there is none to drink.<p>Access to formal clean water is abysmally low, with the majority of Lagos residents relying on the informal sector comprised of wells, boreholes, rivers and rain water.<p>In 2016 daily demand in the state stood at 724 …

Lagos State

Trump EPA plan endangers a global gem — our Great Lakes

President Trump won the 2016 election in several Great Lakes states, but his administration is assaulting Great Lakes protection and …

Drinking Water

Mokonyane doesn't know what a Gupta company is

Jan Gerber, News24<p>Cape Town - Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane does not know the definition of a Gupta-linked company.<p>"I wish someone …

News (South Africa)

Let’s keep our water safe and free to drink

Kierra Box, Maureen Wood and Margaret Cliff on protecting a precious resource<p>This weekend Brits will flock to our beaches. Thanks to EU pressure, visitors to more than 95% of our bathing beaches can paddle safe in the knowledge that nothing nasty lurks beneath the waves – a massive improvement …

Environment

Missing zoo drinking fountain leaves walker parched

Richard Stravinsky is a walker, and often ambles through Balboa Park when exercising his penchant for strolling far afield.<p>For years Stravinsky …

San Diego

A Right to Bingo, but Not Clean Water, in New York’s Constitution

ALBANY — The Bill of Rights in the New York State Constitution protects a number of essential liberties. Freedom of worship? Check. The right to assemble? Check. Freedom to divorce? That, too. The right to play bingo and gamble on horses? You bet.<p>But environmental activists and some lawmakers say …

New York City

Toxic waste​ could endanger drinking water if Santos CSG project goes ahead – report

RMIT hydrologist Matthew Currell says environmental impact statement for Narrabri gas project is missing analysis and contains conflicting information<p>Up to 130 spills of toxic waste could occur if the Santos Narrabri coal seam gas project goes ahead, potentially endangering high-quality drinking …

Environment

Navajo Nation considers lease extension for coal power plant

The Navajo Nation has introduced legislation to extend the lease on a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona so it can operate through 2019 and …

Energy

I Hated Drinking Water—Until I Tried These Magical Rose Drops

Drinking water to me has always seemed like an unpleasant but necessary part of life, much like doing laundry or staying friends with exes on social …

Drinking Water

Little-known Mission Bay marsh could be key to fight against sea level rise

San Diego’s iconic Mission Bay is mostly known for zooming jet skis, gliding sailboats, resort hotels and SeaWorld, but a small, fenced-off corner of …

California Drought

Border Patrol agents said Tijuana sewage problem worse now than in previous decades

Border Patrol agents chasing people who crossed illegally into the United States through the Tijuana River Valley often get covered in toxic mud and …

California Drought

City of CT, interfaith leaders pray for rain

Nine interfaith leaders attended the service and each was granted the opportunity to pray for rain.

News (South Africa)

Tech makes dirty water drinkable — with a little help from carbon dioxide

Why it matters to you<p>Hundreds of millions of people around the world lack access to clean drinking water. This technique could help change …

Drinking Water

Oroville Dam: Spillway’s bottom being demolished for replacement

Oroville – The emergency is over, the construction now begins.<p>Demolitions are going to increase, the bottom of the broken spillway will be taken out, …

Oroville Dam

How People Hydrate Around the World (Yes, It's Different Everywhere)

Here at Byrdie, when we ask celebrities to name their number one beauty tip, almost every single person says the same thing: Drink. More. Water. …

Makeup

White House: Louisiana land loss a problem, but no money promises

The Trump administration notified Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday that it recognizes the state's coastal land loss problems, and promised to help …

Environment

New Center Integrates Land Use and Water Policy

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has launched the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy, a new think tank meant to integrate water and …

Zoning

Healthier soil is the key to cleaner water

I spent six-plus years as a commissioner on the Environmental Protection Commission. Members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement spoke at most …

Agriculture

The Delaware River - recreation and reservoirs - is in imminent danger | Opinion

A May 31 deadline looms for the management of the river's water reservoirs. New Jersey and three surrounding states can't agree so old …

Delaware Valley

Australia Fish Kill: Low Oxygen, Toxic Compound In River May Be Responsible

Thousands of fish were killed in an Australian river, possibly in a matter of hours, shocking people who feed the friendly swimmers.<p>The Mandurah …

U.S. Geological Survey

Five Breaking News Haikus

On Point<p>Black women founders need funding<p>Black women are the most educated group in the nation, and are the highest percentage of any group enrolled …

Lead Poisoning

Solana Beach takes first step toward community energy

Solana Beach this week became the first city in San Diego County to launch an effort to provide its residents with a renewable energy alternative to …

California Drought

HTC U11 review

A unique style and squeezable sides prove HTC still knows how to innovate.<p>A unique style and squeezable sides prove HTC still knows how to innovate.<p>A …

Gear & Gadgets

Why city planners should make water a top priority

City planners are investing in the urban core, prompting more people to move in. But adequate water is crucial for lasting rebirth, says Philip A. …

Environment

U.S. President Donald Trump’s budget cuts environmental programs, impacting Great Lakes cleanup

Canadian officials are bracing for possible cuts to the United States Great Lakes’ cleanup efforts proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2018 …

Environment

Safe drinking water is a commodity in Cuba

Men sit on the steps and play a hand of cards, women chat outside barred windows, stray dogs missing tufts of fur trot by.<p>Taxi drivers call it the …

Cuba

California farmer faces $2.8 million fine for plowing his own field

A California farmer faces trial this summer in federal court and a $2.8 million fine for not obtaining a permit to plow soil on his own land, USA Today reported Wednesday.<p>In 2012, John Duarte, owner of Duarte Nursery in Modesto, California, bought 450 acres in Tehama County that he intended to use …

Conservative POV

Scientists Share Data From A Massive Mine Spill With Navajo Farmers

Navajo farmers have been wary of the San Juan river ever since a mine spill in 2015 turned the water bright yellow. Data just presented to them shows that lead and arsenic levels meet the EPA’s drinking water guidelines.<p>Posted on May 24, 2017, 21:45 GMT<p>Karletta Chief<p>A team from the University of …

University of Arizona