Jay Famiglietti, NASA senior water specialist, reveals the results of a one-year study that shows the Golden State has about one year of water left in the San Joaquin and Sacramento River Basins, which supplies most of the state.» Read More
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.
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.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the water shutoffs in Detroit, and whether they're working.
A third year of severe drought in California has dried up water supplies and imposed restrictions. Yet bottled water is still being produced there.
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."
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."