A challenge facing the community of Springfield is providing enough clean drinking water and wastewater treatment for its residents.
About 88 percent of Nebraska residents rely on groundwater to provide their drinking water. Safeguarding water quality — keeping groundwater a…
Opponents of Costco's proposed Fremont-area chicken operation are taking their concerns downstream. They say the project will foul sources of …
While opponents say the project will foul sources of drinking water in Omaha and Lincoln, Costco says it will take measures to ensure a clean operation.
The bottled-water advisory is due to high nitrate levels. Infants who drink water containing too many nitrates could become seriously ill and, if untreated, may die.
A common ag pollutant can cause a chain reaction in aquifers that frees up naturally occurring uranium and creates the potential for increased radioactivity in drinking water and some crops.
A central Iowa water supplier, which had to notify its customers that it exceeded the federal limit for nitrate last week, said it could be weeks before water is safe for babies to drink.
The Des Moines Water Works lawsuit against three counties over high nitrate levels in rivers is symbolic of intensifying efforts by environmental groups to treat agriculture like other industries long held accountable for environmental pollution.
Gardening tips from World-Herald writer amazed at the results of her soil test.