GRACE's official landing page for the Water Program. Learn about how water is used and what can be done to conserve and protect it.
Everything you need to know about sustainable food and agriculture from the basics to key issues in depth.
What we eat - our diet - makes up at least two-thirds of our total water footprint, which includes the large volume of "virtual water" needed to produce food.
Are new developments in the decades-long cold war over the average water footprint of beef worth revisiting or does the grudge match remain?
California's Central Valley and New York's Suffolk County have the shared problem of nitrate contaminated drinking water as shown in two separate studies. The question is, how long can this pollution be tolerated?
Water use can take two forms - consumption or withdrawal. It's important to understand the difference between the two.