drinking water

KNAU/Melissa Sevigny

More wells are needed to measure uranium plumes in a major aquifer in western New Mexico, state environmental officials said.

Courtesy of Shiloh Deitz

Researchers at the University of Oregon used Census data to make the first nationwide map of what they call “plumbing poverty”—households that lack running water, a shower, or a toilet. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports the Navajo and Hopi Nations stand out dramatically. 


Grand Canyon National Park is initiating water conservation measures on the North and South Rims starting Friday because of a pipeline break.