Having found an underground lake the size of Windermere in Kenya, Alain Gachet tells John Lichfield how his radar scanning technique can reveal immense reservoirs of water under the most barren and impoverished territories on Earth
"Liquid water has been found on Mars."
Are the much lauded benefits of drinking water simply too good to be true?
Cuadrilla, the fracking company responsible for a series of earth tremors around Blackpool in 2011, has withdrawn applications for permits to frack in Lancashire after problems surfaced relating to the disposal of radioactive waste.
It's little wonder that villagers want to kill elephants when faced with deadly attacks, but new deterrents help them to co-exist
Government pledges support to Practical Action campaign for sanitation in world’s poorest cities
Coalition forges ahead with licences
650 troops on the ground with more to follow, but Hollande vows to keep mission brief
Thames Water has announced a 19 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to £132.4 million for the first half-year.
The city needs better facilities to cope with demand for trend towards waterway living, says new report
Severn Trent saw underlying pre-tax profits drop 5.8 per cent to £141.3 million for the six months to October
Water regulator is accused of conflict of interest over appointment to advise US fund looking to invest in utilities
Chiara Cavaglieri and Julian Knight show how you can cut the ever-spiralling cost of gas and electricity
Once mocked by Sir John Betjeman and Ricky Gervais, the town is now home to a unique machine that is turning sewage into high-grade phosphorous fertiliser - and could hold the key to securing future global food supplies
Conservative MPs have urged George Osborne to impose a windfall tax on the water companies amid growing claims that they are profiteering at their customers’ expense.
'I have to call Thames Water at least three or four times a year. The smell catches my throat'