Kenya has suffered years of severe water shortages. But the country's fortunes could soon be reversed. That's because an underground aquifer has been discovered, and it reportedly holds 50 billion gallons of water.
Darfur has been embroiled in conflict since 2003. One impact of the fighting is that refugees often don't have access to clean drinking water. A group of college students in Boston has been raising money to build deepwater wells to supply cleaner water.
The Great Artesian Basin, which provides drinking water to many communities in the Outback, comes to the surface nearly boiling and stinking of rotten eggs, yet it is a life-giving resource in an unforgiving environment.
There are tons of unexploded munitions in Cambodia's waterways. Now, a team is in training to become the country's first underwater deminers. But first the recruits have to learn to swim and dive. Irwin Loy reports from off the coast of Cambodia.
Faced with chronic water shortages, many residents of Mexico City aren't wafting for the city government to fix things. They're turning to the sky. Ari Daniel Shapiro reports on the growing practice of rainwater harvesting.
Maritime smuggling of illegal immigrants is rising along the coast of southern California and so are the dangers. Jill Replogle spoke with a man who runs a boat rescue team for abandoned or stranded boats off of San Diego.
A new agreement between the US and Mexico to manage water from the Colorado River has been applauded as a breakthrough for cross-border cooperation on water rights. And it's also being applauded by environmental groups working in Mexico.