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Trains Bring Drinking Water To Flooded Southern Indian State

Indian authorities are bringing drinking water by train to the flooded southern state of Kerala, where over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst...

Nevada Water Chief Rejects Big Vegas Pipeline Pumping Plan

Long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump and pipe drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Utah state line were dealt a severe blow Friday with a ruling from...

The Chances Of Finding Alien Life May Be Boosted As Researchers Say A Third Of Bigger Planets Are Likely To Have Water

A THIRD of bigger planets outside our solar system are likely to have water, researchers say — boosting the chance of finding alien life. Up to half the weight of...

Chance Of Alien Life Given Massive Boost As Scientists Reveal Water ‘likely’ On Thousands Of Exoplanets

THE QUEST for alien life has been boosted by a major discovery about exoplanets – planets that exist outside our solar system. Scientists say that “water worlds”,...

Federal Court Reinstates Clean Water Rule Delayed By Trump Administration

A federal judge in South Carolina has issued an injunction to block the Trump administration’s move to delay a clean water rule intended to prevent pollution from...

Not Just Land Heat Waves Oceans Are In Hot Water Too

Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. Off the San Diego coast, scientists earlier this month recorded all-time high seawater...

Hospitals Scrap Surgeries Venezuelans Forgo Showers As Taps Run Dry

CARACAS – At one of Caracas’ biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a...

Sweden Says Detained Publisher In China Examined By Swedish Doctor

STOCKHOLM – Swedish publisher Gui Minhai, who has been held by Chinese authorities off and on since 2015, was examined by a Swedish doctor in a Chinese hospital on...

Toxins Turning Up In Dozens Of Public Water Systems

Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware,...

Malaysia Eyes More Than 10-fold Hike In Singapore Water Deal

Malaysia’s prime minister says he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than ten times as his country searches...