Competition for scarce water in Kenya can often lead to confrontation between neighbours and even entire tribes that leave several dead each year.
Inspired by climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old Aman Sharma launched a petition after noticing that every year was getting hotter, drier, thirstier and more polluted.
More than a quarter of the global population live far below contemporary standards for safe water and sanitation, according to a joint report by WHO and UNICEF.
Volunteers are being trained to show rural communities ways to use water more efficiently to grow crops, and how to ease local tensions over the scarce resource
The discovery of such large reservoirs of fresh water could be important for places which currently suffer from water shortages.
The recent heatwave which has struck the Southern Indian city of Chennai has led to severe water shortages and left the city's residents with barely enough water to survive.
A new initiative is asking people to remove waste from hard-to-reach places as they explore Europe's canals, rivers and lakes.
Lack of drinking water plays a much larger role in migration than most people realize. But thanks to new tech, humanity is on the brink of overcoming the shortfall in potable H2O for good.
The people of Taiperia Village are living on the edge of land and sea, but Fiji's town councils are helping vulnerable settlements by strengthening both natural and built infrastructure.
Long free-flowing rivers are disappearing around the world due to human activity, construction and climate change.
Erratic rainfall in Kenya makes the country susceptible to long droughts and food insecurity, but an innovative new biodiesel could help combat this.
Women's involvement in water projects across Africa is vital for more cohesive communities and more educated women.
Polluted water sources are becoming a breeding ground for mosquitoes that are tolerant to a range of toxins, researchers have found.
New research suggests a way to map precisely where and how to use groundwater recharge to refill Californian aquifers and stop the land from sinking.
The Australian continent has a remarkable history — a story of isolation, desiccation and resilience on an ark at the edge of the world.