Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is the lack of freshwater resources to meet the standard water demand. Water scarcity impacts all facets of the water story and cycle, including drinking water quality, wastewater management, and storm water and erosion control.

Jun 26 2019
India’s sixth-largest city, Chennai, is almost out of water. According to NPR, residents are waiting in lines that span city blocks, and restaurants…
Water & Wastes Digest, Storm Water Solutions, Water Quality Products Earn Top Award for the “Delaying Day Zero” feature; National Azbee is 3rd Major Award in 2019 for SGC Water Group
Water & Wastes Digest, Storm Water Solutions, Water Quality Products Earn Top Award for the “Delaying Day Zero” feature.
May 28 2019
The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) has announced its 2019 National Awards of Excellence Winners. The Water Group of…
Wet weather leads to increased water supply in Phoenix
Wet weather leads to increased water supply in Phoenix
Feb 27 2019
The wet winter’s snow and rain accumulation has provided a much-needed boost to Phoenix’s water supply. According to the Salt River Project (SRP),…
Feb 25 2019
In 2014, the city of São Paulo faced a water crisis during which reservoirs held only 5% of their capacity, a situation echoed in last year’s Cape…
Michigan township bans well water at new developments
Michigan township bans well water at new developments
Feb 25 2019
Allendale Township, Mich., voted to require new developments to connect to municipal water lines instead of using well water. The new rule is in…
Cape Town proposes new plan to combat Day Zero and future drought
Cape Town proposes new plan to combat Day Zero and future drought
Feb 15 2019
The city of Cape Town, South Africa, has proposed a new strategy to increase their water resiliency and avoid possible drought. The plan currently is…
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona joins Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan
Feb 1 2019
On Jan. 31, Arizona agreed to join six other states and Mexico in the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan. The decision was announced the day of…
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