A U.S. senator called on the EPA to take the lead on a possible diesel contamination of the Pearl Harbor military base's water supply.
The agency toured the city's water facility and found multiple problems that could be responsible for its lead-infested water.
"We need to wake up to the looming water crisis," warned Petteri Taalas, secretary general of the World Meteorological Organization.
Decentralized water treatment infrastructure is the key to boosting our water recycling, and buffering ourselves against the impact of water shortage.
A citywide notice banning irrigation watering was also issued Monday to conserve Tampa's available water resources.
Like many things, access to clean water falls along racial lines.
"We don't need or want more photo ops."
The tainted water was caused by algae blooms in water sources throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Water shortages in Jordan pit rich against poor as the country scrambles to serve a booming population.
Obama will get updates from federal officials on the response in Flint, a mostly African-American city where more than 40 percent live in poverty.
Voluntary lead testing began on Thursday in the state's largest school district after 30 schools were found to have high levels of lead in the water fountains last week.
Susan Hedman's resignation comes as criticism of both the state and federal response to the toxic-water crisis continues to grow.