Are 'sponge cities' the solution to urban flooding?
September 13, 2017, 1:15 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Right now, we basically build cities in a way that worsens flooding events, but nature has solutions.
Vatican turns off iconic fountains in sign of water-saving solidarity
July 26, 2017, 8:23 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
It's the first time the fountains have been dry in recent memory.
Should we tow icebergs from Antarctica to combat drought?
May 13, 2017, 7:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A company in the United Arab Emirates is already putting an iceberg-towing plan into action.
This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles
April 12, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Ooho 'water bottle' is a gelatinous blob that allows you to have your bottled water (minus the plastic) and eat it too.
Missourians are making it rain (literally) at 'Cloud House'
March 27, 2017, 11:09 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Matthew Mazzotta's installation marries rainwater harvesting with the deeply pacifying sound of raindrops bouncing off a tin roof.
Have the Florida Everglades reached the 'tipping point'?
February 14, 2017, 2:47 p.m. by Angela Nelson
This huge wetland ecosystem is running out of freshwater, and conservation efforts may not be moving fast enough.
5 smart tech solutions to water challenges around the world
February 7, 2017, 1:59 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Freshwater supplies are dwindling as populations grow, but these companies are helping us use water more wisely.