Water Mining News

West Virginia begins lifting water ban, lawsuits pile up

Last week chemicals used in coal processing contaminated water supplies.

Forget oil, there is a far more precious commodity at stake

New tension stems from a dispute over water.

Geoscientists find oldest water on Earth in underground mine

The ancient pool dates back about 2.67 billion years and pre-dates the existence of multicellular life.

Mining the Ogallala

Many places we’re pumping water out of it’s just like you're mining it — once the water is pumped out its gone forever.

The coming water wars

Peak oil we can handle but "peak water" is a different story.