Scientific insights from the Agricultural Research Service’s long-term study sites underpin dozens of models and research methods that guide global land management and conservation practices.
Inhabitants of Bangladesh have deepened drinking water wells to avoid extracting arsenic-rich groundwater from shallow aquifers, but these may not be free from pollution either.
An association between drinking water salinity and neonatal and infant mortality in Bangladesh indicates the critical role of water salinity on child health.
A hidden trove of groundwater is left over from the last ice age.
With so many eyes in the sky, residents living downstream from dams now have many ways to see—and prepare for—potential dangers.
A new report identifies the highest-priority challenges and recommendations for the U.S. Geological Survey’s water mission.
Despite ramped-up conservation efforts and hopes lifted by a few recent rainstorms, residents of the South African metropolis still face the possibility of a water doomsday.
A new initiative combines satellite data with ground observations to assess and predict the risk of cholera outbreaks in Bangladesh’s vulnerable populations.
Beijing’s growing population is rapidly draining its water supplies. A new study examines how land use change affects groundwater storage beneath the megacity.
A study finds that population growth during urbanization and World War II–era plowing fed additional carbon into the Thames River Basin.