Radius of toxic chemical spill in East Palestine could be miles wide
The Ohio train wreck released carcinogens like vinyl chloride into the environment, with dead animals and impacts on human health already being reported.
Ohio toxic spill risks contaminating local water supplies for 5M people
A "contaminant plume" is working its way down the Ohio River.
How to test drinking water for toxic chemicals after Ohio train derailment
"We are strongly recommending those who have not yet had their water source checked to use bottled water," the Ohio Department of Health director said.
What will it take to get California completely out of drought?
"It's a huge problem," hydrogeologist Rich Pauloo told Newsweek, "we'll run out of groundwater in 100-400 years at business as usual rate."
Is California still in a drought?
California has been inundated by rain, with over five inches falling in a single day in San Francisco on December 31.
In the Race To Save Earth's Biodiversity, Water Is Getting Its Due
Nature supports life on Earth. We have a commitment anew to heal her.
America's drought-hit lakes and rivers in sobering before and after photos
"The Colorado has been in a drought for the past 22 years now, the most significant drought in 1,200 years," geoscientist Antonia Hadjimichael told Newsweek.
Polite dog learns to wipe her mouth after drinking in hilarious video
"This horse is so well-mannered," one user wrote.
This is how much water your body actually needs
Researchers have developed an equation to predict how much water you use in a day, and it is not what you think.
Invisible No More—Bringing a Human Voice to Water Insecurity
We are past due to include the invisible experiences of water insecurity in any discussion of a precious resource that none of us can live without.
Influencer's day of 'clean drinking' horrifies internet
A viral TikTok showing an influencer drinking several liters of water, vitamin infusions, herbal shots, and an "antioxidant mocktail" has sparked controversy.
FBI Questions Brett Favre Over Mississippi Welfare Money Amid Water Crisis
Critics are slamming state officials for giving the Hall of Fame quarterback funds instead of using the money for updating the state's water systems.
Mississippi Officials Warn of Dangers of Showering Amid Water Crisis
Governor Tate Reeves has already cautioned Jackson residents against drinking any water from the city's taps.
Jackson Water Crisis Updates: Emergency Pump Brought to Water Plant
President Biden approves an emergency declaration in Mississippi due to the ongoing water crisis.
NASA Images Show How Drought Has Caused Lake To Vanish in Just 7 Years
The Cerro Prieto reservoir in drought-savaged northern Mexico has nearly entirely dried up to only half a percent of its full capacity.
'Forever Chemicals' Are Contaminating Some Water Wells Across America
The toxic chemicals known as Per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been linked to health issues such as cancer or suppressed immune function.
California: Lake Oroville Water-Level Photos Show Extreme Drought Impact
Lake Oroville, one of the largest reservoirs in California, is at 55 percent of its water capacity due to severe droughts.
Algal Bloom Potentially Sickening Hikers on California Trail
Newsweek spoke with hikers who were planning to skip a section of the Pacific Crest Trail because of drinking water possibly contaminated with an algal bloom.
Horror at Tale of Woman Who Only Drank Coffee and Mountain Dew for 5 Years
The physical therapist claimed the woman hadn't had a glass of water in years.
'Folks Could Panic': 186,000 N.J. Homes to Learn of Lead in Water Pipes
Thousands of households will be notified of lead in their drinking water lines, as part of a new law in the state.
White House Releases $2.9B in Infrastructure Funds to Remove Lead Pipes
The White House announced a 10-year plan to remove lead service lines across the country in an effort to reduce lead poisoning.
Federal COVID Aid to Provide Running Water to Some Kentucky Homes: Governor
The federal aid will provide some Kentucky residents with access to potable water service or running water for the first time, according to Governor Andy Beshear.
Military Families Can't Use Tap Water at Pearl Harbor Base After Fuel Leaks
The Navy said that 680 Navy homes and 270 Army homes complained of a fuel odor or physical side effects after consuming water from its system.
Arbitrator Awards $192K to Official Fired in Flint Water Disaster
Liane Shekter Smith was the head of the state's drinking water office when Flint's water system was contaminated with lead.
You Can Now Get Paid $15,000 Just to Drink Water for Eight Weeks
A supplements company is hiring a "chief thirst officer" to promote its brand on social media and will pay the chosen candidate more than $260 a day for two months.
Critics Accuse Ted Cruz of 'Fake Compassion' as He Hands Out Water in Texas
Pictures posted on his official Twitter account showed the lawmaker handing out bottles of water in Texas, two days after returning to the disaster-hit state.
Most in Mississippi's Biggest City Without Water, Snow Delays Fixes
The cold weather has caused at least 13 water mains to burst, and more ruptures are expected as the ice melts.
Tampa Boil Water Notice Updates, Residents Advised to Disinfect Tap Water
A citywide notice banning irrigation watering was also issued Monday to conserve Tampa's available water resources.
EPA Sued For Not Regulating Rocket Fuel Chemical in Drinking Water
The chemical perchlorate, found in explosives, matches and rocket fuel, is believed to cause birth defects.
Traces of Lithuim in Drinking Water May Have 'Anti-Suicidal Effect'
Scientists reviewed existing studies to explore the relationship between the chemical and suicide rates.