Mexico has fallen behind in the amount of water it must send north from its dams under a 1944 treaty, and is struggling to make up the shortfall by the Oct. 24 deadline.
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
The global water supply is constantly and increasingly threatened by climate change, overconsumption and poor management, among other forces. In an effort to bolster it, scientists around the world are leveraging familiar scientific principles with modern technology to capture water…
By John Yang, Sam Lane
Peter Mumo, a 28 year old from Kenya, started a project to help farmers, hospitals and schools store much-needed water.
By Larisa Epatko
Recent studies have found that humans are using up water at a faster rate than it is being replenished. Judy Woodruff talks to James S. Famiglietti, a professor of Earth system science and civil and environmental engineering at the University…
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By Hari Sreenivasan
For a second day, residents of Toledo, Ohio, are not able to drink water flowing from their taps. The water is unsafe because of an algae bloom in Lake Erie, which is affecting the city and…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Russian contractors have been burying construction waste outside Sochi, despite a no waste pledge by the government for the Winter Olympics. The illegal dumping may taint the water supply for the games. Also, Beijing police…
More than 300 people have died in Haiti from back-to-back hurricanes this year, and the northern town of Gonaives remains flooded. NPR reporter Jason Beaubien describes the scene in Haiti and the damages incurred by the storms.
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