Excess phosphorus may reach U.S. rivers, lakes, and groundwater through water main leaks and outdoor water use.
It’s hard to predict with certainty how drugs break down once they enter waterways. In a new study, scientists devised a way to do just that.
A new book explores why springs are critical for humanity and ecosystems, the threats they are facing, and how we can act now to protect and restore them.
A new study explains why the arsenic that has accumulated in lake bottom sediments is more harmful to the lake ecosystems in shallow lakes.
Constructed wetlands can significantly reduce water pollution from tile-drained farms.
Researchers tracked long-term sediment dynamics in Canada’s Quesnel Lake following the 2014 failure of a dam that spilled record-breaking amounts of contaminated mining waste.
New findings may help decisionmakers optimize shrimp farm layouts, which could help improve coastal water quality.
Researchers are using remote sensing to track floating mats of plastic trapped in water hyacinth plants.
The unsafe contaminant levels could not be attributed to differences in regional geology, water source, or community size. Researchers suggest they are due to a failure of regulatory policy.
The annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers includes practical calls to action to turn the tide on threatened U.S. waterways.