The global water crisis – caused by drought, flood, and climate change – is less about supply than it is about recognizing water's true value, using it efficiently, and planning for a different future, say experts.
Politicians cannot calculate the economic profits and losses of government interventions.
A $40 million federal stimulus project to drill up to 50 new wells in California moves forward despite drying aquifers and community complaints.
In California, NASA satellites show that groundwater has diminished because of agressive agricultural irrigation.
After a beautiful landscape reemerged, a new plan for Lake Powell water usage has taken shape.
Thriving forest pests and melting glaciers may make parks a warning system for climate change effects.
Conservation land in Mexico and a desalting plant in Arizona are at the center of a debate over the river.