LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Two subsidiaries of ExxonMobil said in a court filing Friday that they won't move the Pegasus Pipeline from beneath the watershed where Central Arkansas gets most of its drinking water. Earlier this month, Central Arkansas Water utility officials asked a federal judge to reject a proposed settlement among the companies— ExxonMobil Pipeline...» Read More
Businesses say their growth plans could be seriously threatened by a lack of water availability. And the the threat could become real within a year.
A bond measure to fund water projects in California easily passed Tuesday. But what might not be so easy is getting relief from the state's drought.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports who the water cops are in California amid the terrible drought, and what the violations are.
A look at the most unlikely industry being affected by a drought, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Actor Matt Damon, and Gary White, Water.org co-founder, discuss corporate partners helping provide people with loans to pay for clean water solutions.
Gary White, Water.org co-founder, discusses the global effort to provide safe water internationally and offer micro loans for poor people to buy toilets.
Jay Gould, American Standard Brands CEO, discusses his company pledge to provide safe sanitation to help improve the quality of life around the world.
California has finally adapted new regulations when it comes to groundwater usage. But some experts say they will have no effect on the drought.
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.