US town bans bottled water

Water, water everywhere—just not in plastic bottles, says a town in the US state of Massachusetts.

Cave-dwelling pseudoscorpions evolve in isolation

Scientists studying pseudoscorpions living in aquifers in north-west Australia have found each aquifer is home to unique species that evolved in isolation, despite having a common ancestor.

Direct drinking water recycling could prevent floods

The use of a more streamlined process to recycle wastewater could have saved Brisbane from severe flooding in 2011 and mitigated recent flood risks in New South Wales, a leading water expert says.

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