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Wildfires can poison drinking water – here’s how communities can be...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University and Caitlin R. Proctor, Purdue University In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. The 2018 Camp Fire...

Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health

David Feldman, University of California, Irvine As the world confronts the coronavirus pandemic, experts say that a key way to minimize the odds of getting...

How to address America’s lead crisis and provide safe drinking water...

Qi Bing, University of California, Irvine and Maura C. Allaire, University of California, Irvine Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans...

Drilling deeper wells is a band-aid solution to US groundwater woes

Debra Perrone, University of California, Santa Barbara and Scott Jasechko, University of California, Santa Barbara With memories of the wettest U.S. spring on record still...

The US drinking water supply is mostly safe, but that’s not...

Joan Rose, Michigan State University Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted as a convenience of modern life. The United States has one of...

EPA’s plan to regulate chemical contaminants in drinking water is a...

Laurel Schaider, Harvard University After more than a year of community meetings and deliberations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in February 2019 that it...

US rivers are becoming saltier – and it’s not just from...

Sujay Kaushal, University of Maryland; Gene E. Likens, University of Connecticut; Michael Pace, University of Virginia, and Ryan Utz, Chatham University The United States has...

Women still carry most of the world’s water

Bethany Caruso, Emory University Imagine going through your day without access to clean, safe water in your home for drinking, cooking, washing or bathing whenever...

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Pluto scientists were masters of the long haul — here’s how...

Bruce Barry, Vanderbilt University and Thomas Bateman, University of Virginia It took almost a decade for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to navigate its way across...