Parched US Southwest gets reprieve as snowmelt fills rivers

U.S. 06/12/19, 23:57

A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern United States, fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks. Last winter brought above-average snowfall to much of Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, so an abundance ...

Philippine water shortage affects more than 6 million people

Business 03/14/19, 10:02

More than 6 million people have been affected by a water shortage in large areas of the Philippine capital and a nearby province, with long lines forming for rationed water and businesses and some hospitals struggling to cope after faucets ran dry.A spokesman for Manila Water Co. Inc., Jeric Sevilla, ...

FACT CHECK: Romney oversimplifies Western water shortage

California 10/12/18, 13:36

Mitt Romney took up the question of water shortage this week in Utah, one of the driest states in the country, during a debate as he runs for a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state against Democrat Jenny Wilson. But federal water managers say he oversimplified a complex ...

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