×
Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more

Fort Hood, TX, US

Boil water alert issued for Fort Hood - @forthood

15 WHOA!

Paris, AR, US

Electrical problem causes water loss in Paris, Ark.; issue is fixed and water to return tonight or tomorrow, mayor says - @4029news

7 WHOA!

Boulder, CO, US

Boulder, Colo., water-main break floods homes, cars - @dailycamera

7 WHOA!

Iraq violence

Editor's note: Several journalists based in Iraq are reporting spotty phone service in Mosul, the city under attack by militants today. We're also monitoring reports of tap water and electricity being down in some areas. - Aaron

End of note
12 WHOA!

Portland boil water alert, May 2014

Portland Water Bureau lifts boil-water alert on tap water for all customers after E. coli found - @Oregonian

14 WHOA!

Train derails in Lynchburg, Va., April 30, 2014

No impact on Lynchburg, Va., drinking water after train derails, spills oil into James River, city says - @lynchburggov

End of alert
9 WHOA!

Train derails in Lynchburg, Va., April 30, 2014

Richmond, Va., switches to alternate water supply after train carrying crude oil derails, spills oil into James River - @RTDNEWS

20 WHOA!

California drought 2014

California farmers to get more water, as officials ease drought-related cutback - @AP

6 WHOA!

Portland, OR, US

Portland, Ore., officials to drain millions of gallons of drinking water from reservoir after teen caught urinating in it - @NBCNews

41 WHOA!

China

Chinese court dismisses water pollution lawsuit filed in northwestern city - @Reuters

8 WHOA!

China

China's western city of Lanzhou reports cancer-inducing chemical in drinking water 20 times above safety levels - @Reuters

12 WHOA!

New York City building explosion, March 12, 2014

Red Cross establishes relief center at 115th Street between 3rd and Lexington Avenues with food and water for people affected by East Harlem, NY, building collapse - @NYCMayorsOffice

14 WHOA!

Republic of South Sudan violence

Photo: People queue for water at IDP camp for 20,000 people in Malakal, South Sudan - @laura_jepson

45 WHOA!

California drought 2014

More than 1/4 of California is in the highest category of drought now; about 3/4 is in extreme drought - via @NBCNews

End of alert
8 WHOA!

California drought 2014

More: Worsening drought in California will force a 1st-ever complete cutoff of federally supplied irrigation water - @Reuters

End of alert
16 WHOA!

California drought 2014

Federal officials say many farmers caught in California's drought will receive no irrigation water this year - @AP

End of alert
17 WHOA!

Oklahoma City, OK, US

Power loss leads to low water pressure in Oklahoma City - @koconews

9 WHOA!

California drought 2014

US House passes Republican water bill that would override Obama administration decision to limit water to homes, farms and businesses in California's Central Valley - @thehill

20 WHOA!

Henry Waxman

President Obama on Rep. Henry Waxman's, D-Calif., retirement: 'Thanks to Henry's leadership, Americans breath cleaner air, drink cleaner water ... have access to ... affordable healthcare - @ChadPergram

3 WHOA!

West Virginia chemical spill, Jan. 9, 2014

Marshall University scientist finds cancer-causing carcinogen formaldehyde in West Virginia water from chemical spill - @wvgazette

23 WHOA!