RENO, Nev.— Lingering drought has helped push Lake Tahoe's water level below its natural rim for the first time in five years, cutting off flows into the Truckee River, which has been reduced to a shallow stream as it meanders down the Sierra through Reno. The Truckee Meadows Water Authority is confident it has more than enough reserves in a string of reservoirs...» Read More
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."
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."
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports MillerCoors is changing its brewing process so it can rely less on water.
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.