Public supply makes up a small fraction of our country’s freshwater needs. Take a look at which sectors are thirstiest.
As the climate warms, heavy rain events are increasing across the country.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
The Southwest's monsoons are becoming more intense, even as less rain falls on average.
An increase in rain fueled by rising temperatures will wash more nitrogen into U.S. waterways.
Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.