A $1 billion desalination plant being built in San Diego County will use two gallons of sea water to make one gallon of fresh water. CNBC's Jane Wells says this will be the largest facility in the Western Hemisphere.» Read More
The business of water could boost your portfolio. CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight into a few stocks for those looking to get in.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the big business of drilling for water.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at how the drought across the western part of the country is impacting the oil industry.
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.
The Port of New Orleans is back in business after the coast guard reopened a portion of the Mississippi River. Gary LaGrange, Port of New Orleans CEO says the coast guard did an excellent job.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports why the water crisis in West Virginia is far from over.
Actor Matt Damon, and Gary White, Water.org co-founder, discuss why they are talking to world leaders about the importance of providing safe drinking water for over 780 million people on the planet.
Madison, Wis., is experiencing wind chills in the 40 below range. Mayor Paul Soglin of Madison discusses the economic impact of the arctic freeze and how it is affecting day-to-day business.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant in Baltimore, Maryland, where the city has budgeted $3 billion over the next several years to fix the system.
NBC News' Harry Smith reports on the devastated areas of the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit hard. Smith describes just how flattened the neighborhoods are.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Manila, Philippines, on the "slow and hampered" aid efforts after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the area. The country has professional emergency services, however they are overwhelmed and there is a lot of risk for water borne diseases.
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.
A suburban Washington water crisis was averted at the last minute. WRC-TV's Tracee Wilkens reports the President's airport was impacted, along with businesses in Morningside, Maryland. Weather Channel's Julie Martin, reports on the persistent summer heat in the Northeast.
American Water Works president & CEO Jeffry Sterba discusses what role his company can play in America's rotting infrastructure, their passion for the quality of what people are drinking, and where his company is headed this year.
Tina Alpha Reclaim Technology is tapping into municipal waste water to treat it and transport it to fracking operations, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Drew Bledsoe, Ecosphere Energy Services investor, explains why shale gas exploration and fracking is key to growing America's economy.
Cho Wee Peng, Group CFO of Hyflux, says there are clear signs of a recovery in China and the Middle East and that's helping boost business.
Utility companies in the Northeast are preparing for storm Nemo, with Ralph Larossa, president of PSE&G.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's State of the State Address.
One in six people worldwide can't get water to drink, and this problem shows no signs of abating. But one company is trying to improve the situation by recycling. CNBC's Chloe Cho spoke to Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman & Group CEO, Hyflux to find out more.
Pumping water from flooded buildings, rails and tunnels is a top priority in recovering from Sandy. Gretchen McClain, Xylem president & CEO, discusses her company's involvement in "dewatering" infrastructures.