JAKARTA, Dec 22- The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. The same is true for the rest of the half-dozen sewage-choked rivers that wind though central Jakarta. "Jakarta is a bowl, and the bowl is sinking," said Fook Chuan Eng, senior water...» Read More
Analysts say farmers, businesses and consumers are all going to feel the effect of the drought hammering the West.
National Farmer's Day is supposed to celebrate American farmers and their contributions. But some say agriculture is seeded with a myriad of problems.
California's drought may leave nearly a million acres of idle land this year because of a lack of water, a report said on Friday.
Almost every water crisis in the Golden State brings up desalination. But using the Pacific to provide drinkable water comes with risks.
One man's drought is another man's opportunity. Some firms could actually benefit from California's water problems.
The House of Representatives passed an controversial farm bill Wednesday that cuts spending by about $23 billion.
Matt Damon is both a hot Hollywood actor and a water wonk. The man who brought Jason Bourne to life spends time these days on fixing the water crisis.
"Think of living in a giant cesspool and you get some idea of the problem," said one expert about the lack of good sanitation for billions of people.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.
The drought that ravaged much of the U.S. in 2012 shows no sign of letting up in some sections of the country.