Counting the Cost

Hydro-economics: Egypt, Ethiopia and the Nile

A look at the ongoing dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and its impact on the world's longest river.

Opinion

Politics of water: Stealing Palestinian resources

Israel should not build its power by depriving the Palestinians of access to their fair share of natural resources.

Shaddad Attili

by Shaddad Attili

Shaddad Attili

People & Power

New Zealand: Polluted Paradise

People & Power investigates New Zealand's water pollution problem as regional elections gear up.

Environment

What is the problem with New Zealand's water sources?

A look at how water pollution has become a major concern for the country

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Water deal tightens Israel's control over Palestinians

Agreement fails to address the fundamental concept of water as a shared resource, critics say.

Water deal tightens Israel's control over Palestinians

United States

Flint water crisis: Five charged with manslaughter

Michigan Civil Rights Commission has blamed decades of 'systemic racism' for water crisis in the impoverished US city.

Flint water crisis: Five charged with manslaughter

Environment

Q&A: Jill Farrant on breeding drought-resistant crops

South African scientist Jill Farrant on how drought-tolerant "resurrection plants" could boost food security in Africa.

South Sudan

A day in the life of Juba's bicycle water vendors

With little access to safe water in South Sudan's capital, bike vendors play a crucial role by delivering it to people.

A day in the life of Juba's bicycle water vendors

Earthrise

Jordan's Water Wise Women

A look at the initiative putting women on the water conservation map in the kingdom.

Earthrise

Ladakh's Ice Stupas

A look at the man-made ice sculptures helping communities in Ladakh stave off summertime drought.

Earthrise

Water: Saving Every Drop

earthrise investigates the local solutions being developed to combat water scarcity in Jordan and India's Ladakh.

Water

Water war heats up in southeastern Australia

Authorities are considering reversing a water plan that protects supplies for communities and wildlife in the southeast.

Asia

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

Climate change is driving an acute water crisis in coastal Bangladesh in which women are bearing most of the strain.

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

TechKnow

The science of water sustainability

A look at solutions for water scarcity from fog catching nets to water-efficient washing machines.

Human Rights

Finding solutions to Kibera's 'flying toilets'

Streets in Nairobi slum are littered with human waste, prompting locals to develop innovative solutions to the problem.