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Silicon Valley’s largest city is sounding the alarm about a drinking water crisis that no one knows how to fix
Drought and sea level rise could threaten San Jose's drinking water.
Water that tastes metallic, smells fishy, or comes out cloudy may be a sign of unsafe contaminants.
California’s contaminated drinking water could lead to nearly 15,500 cancer cases over the course of a lifetime. Here’s how worried you sh...
A study from the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found that contaminants in California drinking water could lead to 15,000 cases of cancer.
Some of the most common contaminants found in tap water include lead and PFOA.
Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
Millions of people are exposed to unsafe drinking water every year in the US.
Dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ have been found in US drinking water at alarmingly high rates — here’s what to know about PFAS
On military bases and in cities and towns around the country, people are exposed to dangerously high levels of artificially produced PFAS chemicals.
Erin Brockovich is warning about an emerging drinking-water crisis in the US. Here’s how she recommends you protect yourself.
Environmental activist and former law clerk Erin Brockovich shares tips for how to determine if tap water is safe to drink and what to do if it's not.
Two designers just won $1.5 million for creating a device that can pull clean drinking water out of thin air
A team of California designers won the 2018 Water Abundance XPrize for a biomass-powered device that can harvest 2,000 liters of water from the air per day.
Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a device that can harvest fresh water from dry desert air using only sunlight. While it's just a prototype, the scientists think production could be scaled up quickly.