DDT and its breakdown products permeate lake sediments decades after the pesticide was banned.
Scientists know that low-oxygen dead zones are growing worldwide. New research sheds light on what that will mean for estuary systems if trends continue.
Sediments from a lake in Switzerland reveal that ancient Romans triggered dead zones caused by the runoff of nutrients. Sound familiar?
Clear air policies have led to dramatic reductions in acid rain and improved ecosystem health, but it now appears that climate change could counteract those gains.
Newly drilled cores from the Baltic Sea reveal 1,500 years of deoxygenation history. The record sheds light on the dire state of the Baltic Sea today.
Scientists look at a possible connection between increased wealth and decreased water pollution in Louisiana.
Karst, Groundwater Contamination, and Public Health: Moving Beyond Case Studies; San Juan, Puerto Rico, 27 January to 1 February 2016
Scientists testing the quality of floodwater in a Florida city find potentially harmful bacteria.
Researchers are developing a porous concrete filter to pull harmful dissolved metals out of water.
Satellite and ground-based measurements show a correlation between urban growth and increased levels of pollutants.