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Can Long Island Be Saved? Part IX -- 'The Following Beaches Will Be Closed This Weekend'

Marshall Brown | Posted 10.13.2014 | New York
Marshall Brown

A long list of Long Island beaches will be closed this weekend because heavy rains has submerged countless cesspools; now that contaminated water is following into our rivers, ponds, and bays, along with fertilizer from lawns and from farms.

The 'Perfect Storm' Behind Toledo's Toxic Tap Water

Terrance Heath | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Toledo's water crisis is over, for now, but the "perfect storm" that created it rages on.

Toledo's Troubles: Vivid Example of Why We Need to Act on Climate and Clean Water

Henry Henderson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The troubles in Toledo this weekend might seem the stuff of science fiction, but the truth is that a major American city, perched along the Great Lakes just went three days without drinking water after pollution poisoned their supply.

Clean Water or Green Water: How We Produce Our Food Is Sliming Our Water

Francesca Koe | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

By supporting farmers who protect water quality, you'll be making a difference in whether we have clean water or slimy green water, from our rivers to our seashores.

Blue-Green Algae Blooms In SF Water

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.01.2012 | San Francisco

Has your juice gone bad? Is there mold in your building's washing machine? Or is it that new dish soap that's causing everything to smell and taste fu...

China Tries To Rid Waters Of Algae For Olympics

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

QINGDAO, China — China's latest Olympics nightmare is a vast algae bloom that covers one-third of the sea where the world's best sailors are sup...