GLENDIVE, Mont.— Authorities were scrambling to decontaminate a water treatment plant serving 6,000 eastern Montana residents after a cancer-causing component of oil was found downstream of a Yellowstone River pipeline spill. As residents of Glendive lined up at a distribution center to receive bottled water, officials took initial steps Tuesday to...» Read More
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.
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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.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo spoke with Oscar winner Matt Damon who is co-founder of Water.org, and the non-profit organization's CEO Gary White. Water.org helps end the water crisis among the world's poor.
While most Americans worry about gas and heating oil prices, water rates have surged in the past dozen years, according to a USA TODAY study of 100 municipalities.
Nicholas DeBenedictis, Aqua America CEO, discusses his company's recent successful and collaborative efforts with Penn Virginia Resource Partners, known as PVR Water Services LLC.
Is water the next big commodity trade? David Henderson, XPV Capital founder, explains why his firm is investing in high growth water companies.
Many luxury goods have existed for centuries and enjoyed widespread popularity despite official bans. What are some in-demand luxury goods that have been banned?
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