After an intense blaze destroyed thousands of acres of Utah forest, rural Panguitch residents learned their water supply is contaminated with dangerous E. coli bacteria.
Scientists have found microplastic contamination in drinking water systems around the world, with the United States having the highest levels of any country.
Recent study findings determine that non-white adults, especially Black and Hispanic minorities, experience mild dehydration more often than white adults.
The Orange County Water District is now the world’s largest producer of purified wastewater. The district’s Groundwater Replenishment System, which began in 2008 in partnership with the Orange County Sanitation District, uses the combined processes of microfiltration, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet light to purify treated wastewater.
The city of Española, New Mexico will receive a $649,000 grant to replace old infrastructure and improve the city’s water system.