REWIND

Losing Louisiana: Life in the Disappearing Mississippi Delta

Mississippi Delta's wetlands are vanishing under rising seas, forcing people to leave their homes for drier ground.

In the Field

Inside India's water crisis: Living with drought and dry taps

Villagers and farmers in Maharashtra's Beed district are among those worst affected by ongoing severe water shortages.

South Sudan

South Sudan: Building an oasis for the approaching drought

Residents of a village in South Sudan are digging a pond to ensure survival of their livestock in the dry season.

South Sudan: Building an oasis for the approaching drought

Environment

What happens when a megacity runs out of water?

We discuss the impacts of a severe water shortage that has upended the lives of nearly 11 million people in the southern Indian city of Chennai.

What happens when a megacity runs out of water?

Water

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.

Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW

Asia

Despite monsoon, taps run dry in Indian megacity Chennai

The city of around 11 million people is suffering from a severe heatwave as seasonal monsoon rains have not arrived. Many reservoirs are almost empty.

Africa

Well rehab programme brings new life to rural Ethiopia

In some of Ethiopia's remote villages, aid agencies are helping restore access to clean water.

Asia

As drought hits crops, India PM calls for water conservation push

Modi's call comes amid concerns that a weak monsoon could push millions to the edge and hammer agricultural production.

As drought hits crops, India PM calls for water conservation push

Earthrise

Rewilding Patagonia: Chile's Great Conservation Leap Forward

A 304,000-hectare national park in Chile is being brought back to life by restoring the land to nature.

Environment

India is running out of water, fast

Delayed monsoon rains highlight fragility of the water supply in the deeply agrarian South Asian country.

India is running out of water, fast

United States

Flint water scandal: Charges dropped against eight people

Michigan prosecutors pledge to start probe into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in US history.

Flint water scandal: Charges dropped against eight people

Earthrise

Ecosystem Alert: Protecting Lands in Peril

We meet some of the conservationists fighting to protect the world's rare and precious ecosystems.

Environment

Study raises alarm over state of world's longest rivers

Only a third of longest rivers flow freely, with dams, reservoirs and power projects damaging biodiversity, study says.

Two-thirds of world's longest rivers choked by mankind: study

Afghanistan

War, drought, diplomatic rifts deepen Afghanistan’s water crisis

Worst drought in a decade highlights poor infrastructure, with drinking water, agriculture and livelihoods under threat.

War, drought, diplomatic rifts deepen Afghanistan’s water crisis

Special series

Al Jazeera's Water Docs

From Kenyan water women, to Iran's drought crisis and a polluted paradise: our picks for World Water Day, and every day.

World Water Day: Must-Watch Documentaries