water conservation

How Climate Change Impacts Our Water Supply

Climate change is creating a vicious cycle of higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and water contamination.

Corporate Water Stewardship: A Slow Market?

Recent work suggests a growing number of companies are engaging in improved water management as part of water stewardship. But the tangible results…

What California Can Learn from Singapore’s Brilliant Water Strategy

Singapore seems to have a better grasp on water conservation than even California, a state that has suffered six long years of drought…

How California Plans To Make Water Conservation a ‘Way of Life’

A plan put forth by California agencies at the behest of Gov. Jerry Brown aims to make water conservation a "way of life"…

How Low-Tech Solutions Turned an Israeli City Into a Smart Water Leader

It goes without saying that Israel is one of the most politicized nations on the planet, and the same goes for how the…

How Tucson Uses Rain and Greywater to Keep Local Gardens Lush

While Tucson council members were slow to get on board, they are now enthusiastic promoters of policy solutions that encourage residents to take…

Water Woman: How Leadership Turned An Israeli City Into a Global Model for Water Efficiency

Rishon LeZion, five miles south of Tel Aviv, has become a global leader in water efficiency -- and much of this success is…

Crude Oil Leak Fouls Key Waterway Near Dakota Pipeline Route

A recently discovered oil leak along an important waterway may give further weight to the Standing Rock Sioux's efforts to keep crude oil…

It’s Time to Make Water Conservation Your Problem

We live in a world where climate change is changing rainfall patterns and increasing the likelihood of drought. As such, water conservation is…

Dakota Access Pipeline: Should Business Investment Define Tribal Sovereignty and Safety?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors' camp next month. The protesters…

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water -- and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion…

USDA Offers $25 Million in Conservation Technology Grants

The USDA will offer up to $25 million in grants to develop more tech-driven applications that can help farmers use resources more efficiently…

7 Global Food Conglomerates Partner on Water Stewardship Commitments

The companies are participating in the AgWater Challenge, a collaborative initiative organized by Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Pulp and Paper Industry, U.N. Partner on Clean Water in Southeast Asia

UNESCO is partnering with several organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and Asia Pulp and Paper, on a project that aims to improve…

The Rise of Water and Energy Self-Sufficiency

The trend toward sufficiency filters all the way from the largest cities to the smallest towns as communities and businesses invest in locally-renewable…