Five articles from The Conversation’s archive explain what’s happening and what’s at stake in the Colorado River basin’s drought crisis.
Lake Powell’s decline offers an opportunity to recover the landscape at Glen Canyon, but it also presents serious challenges.
Across the U.S., children and adults are increasingly exposed to harmful chemicals from a source few people are even aware of.
One natural disaster often leads to another and in California these consecutive events are leading to human disasters.
Extreme dry spells, also known as flash droughts, are becoming a big concern for farmers and water utilities.
A wetland protection case being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court will determine which bodies of water can be federally regulated.
A historic increase in federal water infrastructure funding is coming over the next five years, thanks to the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Even in coastal cities, ocean desalination may not be the best or even among the best options to address water shortfalls.
Scientists have found that sodium hydroxide, a component often used in soaps, is able to break down one class of PFAS.
Flash floods often catch people by surprise, even though weather forecasters and emergency personnel try to warn and prepare communities.