Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is the lack of freshwater resources to meet the standard water demand. Water scarcity impacts all facets of the water story and cycle, including drinking water quality, wastewater management, and storm water and erosion control.

Jul 8 2021
A new earthquake retrofit project will take Santa Clara County, California’s largest drinking water source out of service for the next decade. The…
Jul 6 2021
The Ute Water Conservancy District, serving Grand Junction and Mesa County, Colorado, has for the first time begun to mix Colorado River water into…
Jul 1 2021
Access to clean water is something that people in developed nations take for granted. However, it is a daily challenge for a huge number of people…
Jul 1 2021
Summertime is here. A time for family barbecues, leisurely afternoons by a pool and camping trips under the stars. Yet for some, summer marks a time…
May 27 2021
As we begin to imagine a future beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, local governments and public officials across North America and beyond are…
Dec 29 2020
On Dec. 28, 2020, Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval to a proposal to provide drinking water from Lake Michigan to Joliet, Illinois, reported…
May 29 2020
Crowds of people lined up to stock up on water, abandoned swimming pools and dried-up dams. In spring 2018, such images from Cape Town, South Africa…
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