drinking water

Where Catastrophic Droughts and Floods Are Bound to Happen in the U.S.

A new NASA map shows what parts of the country will likely soon suffer from extreme floods, major droughts, and other water-related calamities.

The Immediate Climate Threat Isn't Rising Sea Levels, It's Water Scarcity

A billion people could lose easy access to water by the end of the century, triggering mass migrations, food shortages, and wars.

Soon, South Africans Will Drink Treated Sewage Water

Plus, a terrorism memorial becomes a magnet for public urination and the location of a British town's death registry office is questioned.

Madrid's Broken Drinking Fountains Become Shimmering Waterfalls of Light

Two anonymous Spanish artists use light to highlight defects in the urban landscape. At issue here: Madrid's busted-down public fountains.

Florida County Drains Fluoride from Water

Tea Party activism is behind decision to remove the dentifrice from public drinking water