When rivers run low, they threaten ecosystems, economies, and the communities who depend on them. Scientists need to determine how climate change alters this process, but to do so, they'll have to abandon a long-held assumption.
Water Scarcity in the West: Past, Present, and Future; Davis, California, 6–7 April 2015
Upper Niger River study shows that satellite altimetry could help resource managers optimize reservoir releases even on ungauged rivers.
Annual controlled floods from one of America's largest dams are rebuilding the sandbars of the iconic Colorado River.
Thick layers of mineral deposits that coat the aqueducts could provide a vast pool of information about climate during the Roman Empire.
The recent 2-year surge represents one of the most rapid rates of water level change on the Great Lakes in recorded history and marks the end of an unprecedented period of low water levels.
Since 2011, California’s water supply has lost 4 trillion gallons per year and the Sierra Nevada snowpack has hit record lows.
How are broken water pipes like fatalities in a heat wave? Researchers look to an epidemiological model to better care for infrastructure.