A tongue-in-cheek effort to replace the bear on California's state flag with a camel is really meant to show just how serious the drought has become.» Read More
Neel Kashkari, (R-Calif.) gubernatorial candidate, provides his take on the nation's economic recovery.
Problems with the water supply in Toledo, Ohio, highlight the need for improvement in water infrastructure. Here's how one analyst would play it.
Often Americans take the price and value of water for granted, explains Tim Winter, Gabelli & Company head of utility research, in discussing how to play water utilities.
Usage on smartphone application VizSAFE has grown 150 percent in the last month, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. VizSAFE allows users to turn in their neighbor for using too much water.
New data reveals California's crippling drought conditions have never been worse. NBCNews reports.
Over 80 percent of California is now in extreme or exceptional drought. CNBC's Jane Wells reports UC Davis predicts this will cost the state $2.2 billion.
CNBC's Patti Domm discusses the controversial topic of trading water and what the future of that commodity may look like.
A new survey of 368 water utility companies across the country shows that 66 percent of them are not generating enough revenue to cover their costs.
As demand grows, Mark Lambert, IDE Americas CEO, discusses what percentage of the worlds' drinking water will come from sea water desalination.
Legislation proposed to ease the hardships caused by the severe drought may be too little too late.
Access to clean water and sanitation is still very sparse says Benedito Braga, president of World Water Council, adding that while cost is restrictive, political will also needs to improve.
Analysts say farmers, businesses and consumers are all going to feel the effect of the drought hammering the West.
Susan Story discusses her vision for the nation's largest publicly traded water utility and the impact of California's drought.
Water.org founders Matt Damon and CEO Gary White discuss their efforts to tackle the clean water crisis around the world. Damon also weighs in on rumors of playing "Aquaman."
BEIJING, April 18- A French utility blamed by China for failing to maintain water quality standards said on Friday it is not responsible for polluting tap water with a cancer-causing chemical.
DETROIT, April 17- The federal judge overseeing Detroit's historic bankruptcy case has revived the idea of a regional water authority and also suggested the city may need court oversight after it emerges from bankruptcy.
The order by Judge Steven Rhodes comes after Detroit said in a court filing earlier this week that it had dropped the concept of a Great Lakes Water Authority from its plan to adjust $18 billion of debt and other obligations and exit from the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
The lawsuit, filed on Monday afternoon, sought civil damages, a public apology and data from water quality testing in the past year from Lanzhou Veolia Water Co., a local unit of French firm Veolia Environment, according to the Modern Jinbao newspaper, citing Wu Tianying, one of the Lanzhou residents who filed the suit.
Sarbjit Nahal of BofA Merrill Lynch says that within a few years, demand for water will exceed supply. He advises on how to invest in the sector.
Philippe Capron, CFO of Veolia Environment, says waste water treatment in the mining and metals sector is "promising and lucrative."