Policy changes and media attention affect how much water Californians use, as well as how long these behaviors prevail. Could public awareness shift behaviors toward long-term conservation?
Even places without groundwater problems now will face water shortages by the 2040s if climate change continues on its current trajectory.
The White House and Democrats want to see an infrastructure package move through Congress. One House subcommittee chairman intends to make sure that water resource projects are part of the plan.
Amir AghaKouchak discusses how human activity affects water supply and the environment.
After attending a groundwater conference this summer in Shenzhen, China, Water Resources Research editor Jean Bahr reports back and summarizes the water management challenges posed by large cities.
Tracking isotope patterns in tap water also reveals metropolitan water management choices, population ranges, episodes of environmental stress, and even information on household income.
Karst, Groundwater Contamination, and Public Health: Moving Beyond Case Studies; San Juan, Puerto Rico, 27 January to 1 February 2016
Recent beetle epidemics have driven tree die-offs across North America, and previous studies predicted an increase in annual streamflow would follow—but a new study shows this may not be the case.
Researchers have calculated for the first time the volumes of recently accumulated groundwater reserves worldwide—the "young" groundwater that most of humanity depends on.
New map identifies varying water usage in hydraulic drilling operations across the United States and what this means for potential environmental impacts.