Fresh Water

Forget acid rain. Plastic rain is now falling across the U.S.

Dry February sends California back to drought: ‘This hasn’t happened in 150 years’

No snow recorded in February in these 2 places for the first time in recorded history

Redding, Red Bluff, and Chico experience their driest February on record

Colorado River flow shrinks from climate crisis, risking ‘severe water shortages’

Is California headed back into drought, or did we never really leave one?

U.S. Drinking Water Widely Contaminated

Rainwater in parts of US contains high levels of PFAS chemical, says study

Water shortages dog Panama Canal, 20 years after its transfer

Climate, not conflict, drove many Syrian refugees to Lebanon

As deadly Australia bushfires rage, Sydney may be running out of water

Nevada hits point of ‘critical mass’ on issue of water scarcity

81% of California abnormally dry as seasonal rains fail to materialize

Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Detected in Drinking Water Supplies Across California

Animals struggle to survive in drought-hit Botswana

Farmer’s affected by droughts to face a lot worse

State of emergency in Yakutsk as Russia’s permafrost river dries to a record low

First-ever water cutbacks announced along Colorado River

Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world’s population

From Arvada To High-Altitude Rocky Mountain National Park, It’s Now Raining Plastic In Parts Of Colorado

Parched manufacturing city in India brings in water by rail

Climate change: Europe’s melting glaciers | DW Documentary

India faces worst long term water crisis in its history

Satellite data shows shrinking reservoirs that may spark major water crisis globally

No Drips, No Drops: A City Of 10 Million Is Running Out Of Water

India heat wave triggers clashes over water

Toxic Algae

Lake Erie Algae Blooms: Polluting Our Drinking Water

Flooding Poses Potential Risk for 1 Million Private Wells

Fouled waters in Colorado reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry – Torrent poisoning animals, tainting drinking water

Scientists warn of climate ‘time bomb’ for world’s groundwater

The West’s Great River Hits Its Limits: Will the Colorado Run Dry?
“The Colorado River Basin has been locked in the grip of a nearly unrelenting drought since 2000, and the two great water savings accounts on the river — Lake Mead and Lake Powell — are at all-time lows. An officially announced crisis could be at hand in the coming months.”

For centuries the rivers sustained Aboriginal culture. Now they are dry, elders despair

Miami-Dade’s septic tanks are failing due to sea rise

US groundwater in peril: Potable supply less than thought

El Paso residents to drink treated sewage water due to climate change drought

Glaciers and Climate Change: “Temperatures at higher elevations and latitudes are warming the fastest.”

Crisis on the High Plains: The Loss of America’s Largest Aquifer – “In some areas, the water table is dropping as much as two feet a year, but recharge in the aquifer only averages around three inches annually.”

Intensifying Drought in the American Southwest

Extreme Heat, Drought Igniting Wildfires in Southwest; East Finally Dries Out

Water Shortages To Be Key Environmental Challenge of the Century, NASA Warns

What Are Chemtrails and How Are They Harming Our Food and Water?

Drought Returns to Huge Swaths of U.S., Fueling Fears of a Thirsty Future

Rivers Worldwide Threatened by Pharma Waste

World’s Leading Brands of Bottled Water Loaded With Microplastics

Orange Snow Possibly the Result of Chemical Pollution Contained Large Amounts of Iron, Acids and Nitrates

Massive Snow Loss In New Zealand’s Southern Alps

NASA: The World Is Running Out of Fresh Water

World’s Deepest Body of Fresh Water Is Turning Into A Swamp

Snowpack In Parts of the Rocky Mountains Is Lowest In 30+ Years

Water Crisis in Cape Town, South Africa