The Government Accounting Office believes 40 of the 50 states will be dealing with water scarcity by the year 2025. Seth Siegel, author of "Let There Be Water," discusses the expense to fixing water systems.
With California mired in drought, it might seem odd there's a dam demolition underway.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the aging underground water pipe infrastructure in America. According to the American Water Works Association, there are nearly a quarter million water main breaks per year.
Puerto Rico, already hobbled by debt, is weighed down by outdated infrastructure that has increased the cost of doing business on the island.
While California's four-year-long drought has been a boon to some industries, its been a bust for others.
University of Texas Houston Kristina Mena, provides insight to a new investigation showing water quality at the Rio Olympics is contaminated.
Beijia Ma, thematic investment strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explains what investors can do to make money from California's water crisis.
California may be thirsting for more drops of water, but water utilities in the state—and elsewhere—are doing great.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on a new software which tells you how much water you're using compared to your neighbors.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports some California residents are suing the state after water restrictions.
A major battle is brewing in drought-stricken California, after nearly 70 percent of those ordered to curtail usage have not complied, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Former Iowa Gov. and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, (D), discusses efforts to preserve water resources in California.
The EPA is releasing information on the impact of fracking on ground water, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Lake Tahoe is full of water, but officials say it won't last because of the drought; and insight to water distribution costs, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Despite extreme drought conditions causing restrictions in California, water itself isn't so expensive in the Golden State.
Contrary to expectations, California's water bills haven't gone up as the drought continues. Here's why.
Desalination is an expensive option compared to other methods of providing water, but many American habits take more energy than we realize.
Despite strict water restrictions, California's water parks are still wet, fairways are still green and showering at hotels is still possible.
"California has a lot of growing up to do on how to use water well," says a Napa wine grape grower who uses recycled wastewater to irrigate his vines.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant offers tips on how to stop wasting water and cut down your water bill.