The world’s freshwater supply is under increasing demand, and an investor featured in “The Big Short” is betting prices will rise dramatically in the coming years.
A conflict with Mennonites in Mexico is the latest example of a world grappling with depleting water sources and increasingly violent conflicts erupting where water shortages have taken hold.
The Union of Concerned Scientists has concluded that the state needs to build underground water storage systems beneath cities to capture storm runoff, which can be used later during drought years.
A former Golden State Warrior and a former Safeway CEO also made the latest list of excessive water users released by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
While secret water guzzlers in Beverly Hills aren’t paying fines, the city is now facing one.
After a Reveal report on California’s biggest water wasters, a Sacramento Bee editorial called on lawmakers to end an exemption in the state Public Records Act that allows water agencies to shield the names of its worst offenders.