After examining precipitation and groundwater data from wells scattered across the tropics, researchers discovered these freshwater resources may be more resilient to climate change than previously thought, and may even benefit from fewer but more intense rainfall patterns.
A new hybrid center pivot irrigation system sprays water above ground and pulls less water from underground, ultimately reducing the amount needed to grow potato crops.
A University of Georgia researcher has developed new irrigation strategies that help the state's pecan farmers conserve valuable water. Georgia is considered the largest pecan-producing state in the U.S. However, the state only receives an average rainfall of about 127 cm annually.
Home owners in central Florida want to save water but also feel pressure to meet Home Owner's Association regulations. Here's a look at how much drinking water is used.
A new riparian habitat along the Rio Grande just outside Las Cruces, New Mexico, has been established, and a dedication ceremony held Monday celebrated the move, which aims to restore native vegetation to the area.
Scientists recently discovered a 6,200-year-old schistosomiasis parasite egg in Syria, providing the first clue that human technology contributed to and even exacerbated disease burden in the Middle East.