- French Police Guard Water as Seasonal Drought IntensifiesNew reservoirs designed to supply French farms with water in increasingly arid growing seasons have attracted opposition from environmentalists.
- Millions in Houston Are Told to Boil WaterA power outage at a water purification plant caused water pressure to drop and triggered the notice. Officials expect the order to be in effect for at least a day.
- Long Stretches of the Mississippi River Have Run Dry. What’s Next?There are no new rivers left to tap. We must learn to do more with less.
Maintain an association of persons involved in the protection of watersheds, water quality, and aquatic habitat and in the abatement of water pollution and aquatic habitat and watershed deterioration; Encourage improved professional and technical standards in the investigation, abatement, and regulation of water pollution, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems; Focus attention on watershed, aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns by conducting symposia, workshops and projects, collecting and assembling information for publication, and distributing results to Society members and the public; and Promote development and use of standardized procedures and techniques for investigating and regulating water quality, aquatic habitat, and watershed problems.