Water Sustainability Blog
News on the world's most precious resource, including the latest in research, trends, and treatment advances
U.S. sewage and water utility rates are going up overall, but there’s still much volatility in the sector. Low-income households often are hit hardest.
Researchers find cumulative cancer risk from drinking water contaminants is roughly the same as risk from air pollutants.
WRI’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas paints a picture of future water scarcity faced by as much as a quarter of the planet’s inhabitants. What are some viable solutions?
According to the World Bank, water doesn’t have to be visibly polluted to be dangerous, and there often are trade-offs between economy and environment.
While much attention has been paid to water scarcity in the Global South, many citizens of Europe and North America are also suffering from water scarcity.
A study found that readily available data on five built environment metrics, such as lot size and age of building, can predict municipal water demand.