In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what's going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
"The Clean Water Act is one of our most important environmental laws, and this attempt to limit its protections will threaten the drinking water for tens of millions of people."
Impairments from mild dehydration tend to begin when you lose 2 percent of the total volume of water in your body.
People may be able to locate usable water sources and detect changes in the quality of sources they are already using by observing bats.
Texas has the most widespread contamination of radium in drinking water.
"Raw water" basically means contaminated water. And contaminated water means water that can make you sick.
Water shortages in Jordan pit rich against poor as the country scrambles to serve a booming population.
As of press time, Fiji Water had not responded to a request for comment as to whether its 500-milliliter Fiji water bottle was designed to be grasped with one adult hand or two.
In the U.S., 12 to 19 million people get sick from waterborne infectious disease each year.
In hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, American citizens are growing ill and bacteria outbreaks are spiking as people use dirty water contaminated by urine and hazardous waste for drinking and bathing.
Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fluoride during pregnancy may be at risk of having a lower IQ.
A 2017 Gallup poll found that 63 percent of Americans worry a great deal about drinking water pollution.
Research shows that nitrogen builds up in agricultural soils for decades and poses a longer-term threat than previously known.
Susan Hedman's resignation comes as criticism of both the state and federal response to the toxic-water crisis continues to grow.
A researcher has invented a cheap filter paper that removes more than 99.9 percent of bacteria from water.