Eel fishermen in Tasmania are feeling the pressure from declining sales and tougher regulations.
Essential Energy says it will charge NSW's electricity customers more per year to fund a Broken Hill sewerage plant if a price rise for local water customers is not approved.
From Sao Paulo to Bangalore, researchers have watched Cape Town deal with a crisis that could unfold in their own drought-prone cities. Australian cities need to pay attention.
Demand is threatening to outweigh the supply of water in the Murray-Darling region, with prices set to double.
Mining and petroleum companies have long been exempt from a number of water use regulations in the Northern Territory, but that is set to change.
The former managing director of Australia's largest rural water corporation might have to repay thousands of dollars of public funds he spent on items such as a new barbecue and alcohol.
Rules governing water use are being questioned following hundreds of millions of litres being harvested by Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine.
A Northern Territory water bottling company that was controversially awarded a $10 million taxpayer investment is extracting water from a different aquifer than the one advertised on its website.
When it comes to Sydney's sewage, the tide has turned. What was once a wasted resource causing pollution is now generating new prosperity.
Planners had a vision of boats running up and down the murky waters delivering goods from Botany Bay to Sydney Harbour in the late 1800s as a cheap and easy form of transport.