Using commonly available chemicals, potable water can be drawn straight from the atmosphere, providing a possible lifeline for arid regions.
Nearly 40 percent of the U.S. territory's residents have no safe drinking water, according to a FEMA report.
Under federal environmental law, a little-known program is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.
The state's Environmental Protection Agency has asked its federal counterpart to open a criminal investigation into what occurred in Sebring.
Calls for the resignation of Gov. Rick Snyder are intensifying in the face of evidence that he allowed the city's 100,000 residents to continue cooking, drinking and bathing in water known to be contaminated with lead.
Distribution centers and store shelves were emptied of bottled water after Ohio's fourth-largest city told residents not to drink from its water supply, citing contamination by toxins possibly from algae on Lake Erie.
Police are looking into whether the ex-president of France received illegal campaign donations from L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and Libyan tyrant Moammar Gadhafi; Facebook has been manipulating users all along it seems; meanwhile, scientists have discovered a human protein can clean drinking water. These discoveries and more after the jump.
By the end of 2013, the number of workers in the solar energy industry in the U.S. had grown to 143,000.
As hundreds of thousands of West Virginians faced a third day without drinking water due to a chemical spill in a local river, a crisis for which President Obama declared a federal emergency, a water company executive said Saturday that it could take days to determine whether the water is safe again.
Mexico City plans to draw drinking water from a mile-deep aquifer. The effort challenges a key tenet of U.S. clean water policy: Water far underground can be intentionally polluted because it will never be used.