• Army Corps of Engineers to barge 36 million gallons of freshwater a day as saltwater intrusion threatens New Orleans-area drinking water

    The US Army Corps of Engineers is planning to barge 36 million gallons of freshwater daily into the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans as saltwater intrusion from the Gulf of Mexico continues to threaten drinking water supply, officials said Friday. » Read More

  • 127-year-old water main gives way under NYC’s Times Square, flooding streets, subways

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 127-year-old water main under New York’s Times Square gave way early Tuesday, flooding midtown streets and the city’s busiest subway station. » Read More

  • City of Houston loses 30 billion gallons of water due to failing water infrastructure

    According to the Houston Chronicle, the city of Houston lost 30 billion gallons of water in 2022 due to aging infrastructure. The Chronicle also reported that the city lost 9 billion gallons from January to April 2023. The combined total loss of revenue is estimated around $150 million. The loss comes despite spending over $34 million to repair water pipes across the metropolitan area. » Read More

  • Massive water main break within the City of Dallas.

    Massive water main break within the City of Dallas. Perhaps tens of millions of gallons of drinking water discharging daily for the past five years into the Great Trinity Forest. No fix from the city. Continuous discharge at thousands of gallons per minute is flooding hundreds of acres of bottomland hardwood floodplain forest lessening our city's ability to withstand floods, costing ratepayers, and killing thousands of trees within a vital urban forest. » Read More

  • 'We had 24 hours of water left': City of Blanco bumps up to Stage 6 water restrictions after supply issues

    BLANCO, Texas (KXAN) — City of Blanco Mayor Mike Arnold said the city’s water reserves have refilled enough to serve the city for the next few days under current Stage 6 water restrictions. He attributes the tightened restrictions to maintenance issues the city’s water supplier is facing. » Read More

  • Sewer line break dumps untreated wastewater into Winooski River, Lake Champlain

    While officials say some of the wastewater has been diverted back to the treatment plant, 10% of the city’s wastewater is still entering the river. » Read More

  • Here’s Why There Is Still So Much Lead Pipe in Chicago

    Even though lead in drinking water damages children's development, the Environmental Protection Agency has forced very few cities to replace their lead pipes. » Read More

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