Drought Newswire

Drought Newswire

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  1. Fight To Save The Sage Grouse Finds Friends In All Corners Of The WestRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... were just a century ago, when homesteaders described them as blackening out the skies. Human hunting, predators, drought and wildfire have all whittled their numbers down, but it's human development that's the real culprit. A recent study by Pew ...


  2. What a school does when it's 'kind of running out of water'Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... magnet school learned about hugelkultur gardens through a program with the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center . The drought, and the possibility of an impending El Nio, are offering schools such as King the opportunity to expand their outdoor science ...


  3. Essential California: The downside of conserving waterRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... damage. Los Angeles Times New problems: Californians are learning more about the unintended consequences of the drought . Corroded pipes. Funky odors. And a huge drop in revenue for water agencies. "Every citizen thinks he or she is saving mankind, ...


  4. Water conservation has costly - and stinky - downsidesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... search of water have invaded sewer pipes and grown there over time. Under orders to slash water use amid a historic drought, cities and towns across the state saved about 75 billion gallons in July, eclipsing Gov. Jerry Brown's once-daunting order ...


  5. Elizabeth May pitches Green vision in HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... May said it's baffling that our national dialogue will lament the huge impact of symptoms of climate change like drought and wildfires but we've failed to make the environment an election conversation. She accused the other three party leaders of ...


  6. Western Canada's dry weather likely to continue into fallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... CANADIAN PRESS) The unusually warm and dry conditions across Western Canada this summer, fuelling widespread drought and devastating wildfires, will likely continue into the fall as two separate weather phenomena conspire to temper a typically rainy ...


  7. Gasoline shortage in Nova Scotia blamed on loss of Imperial refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... two years after Imperial announced its decision to close its Dartmouth refinery. Meanwhile, McKnight says this gas drought could act as a wake-up call for small gas stations who have so far resisted changing their pumps and equipment to fill up with ...


  8. Zimbabwe: Farmers Turn to Fishing As Zimbabwe Crops FailRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... Several hundred kilometres east of Shurugwi, in rural Wedza, another maize-producing region perennially affected by drought, villagers have been attending meetings to mobilise for possible food handouts from the government. But there is no hope of ...


  9. Dow posts worst August decline in 17 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WorthyNews

    ... most frenzied and chaotic start to summer EVER as monsoons and tornadoes rage in.... North Korea says hit by worst drought in 100 years North Korea has been hit by what it describes as its worst drought in a century, which could worsen chronic food ...


  10. Climate Change & Water: Jamaica accelerates work on new water policyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... new policy aside, Government has taken some steps to shore up the island's freshwater resources, amid the prevailing drought that has hampered business and household operations in the past months. In addition to re-commissioning a number of wells ...


  11. Drought-Stricken California Island To Increase Fresh Water Supply...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Water Online

    New GE Desalination System to Produce up to an Added 150,000 Gallons of Water per Day by Treating the Concentrated Seawater from the Existing Desalination Reverse Osmosis System Located in the Pacific Ocean, 22 miles southwest of Los Angeles, Catalina Island, California, is in the middle of a severe drought with residents and tourists potentially facing a mandatory 50 percent cutback in water usage. To help alleviate the water shortage, Southern California Edison is expanding its desalination plant on the island using GE's advanced desalination technology that will convert seawater into clean drinking water.


  12. Impacted By The Drought, The City Of Carlsbad In California Selected...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Water Online

    ... the State of California. "Located near our Vista facility, in the heart of a region heavily affected by a historic drought, the award of this contract in favor of H2O Innovation again demonstrates our knowledge and ability to provide added value ...


  13. California Utilities Struggle To Offset Conservation CostsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Water Online

    Water rates are expected to go up in California, according to a survey of water utilities released by the rating agency Fitch. Utilities are trying to offset the costs associated with water conservation during the drought.


  14. IDA 2015 World Congress On Desalination And Water Reuse Opens In San DiegoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Water Online

    San Diego, CA The 2015 IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse officially opens today in San Diego, bringing together delegates from around the world to discuss strategies to ensure a sustainable source of fresh water in the face of growing water shortages around the world. Recognized as the most important event for the global desalination and water reuse community, it takes place at the San Diego Convention Center through September 4. The location and timing of the World Congress are particularly relevant, as California's historic drought generates great interest in reuse and desalination and reuse.


  15. County offers free recycled waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... must be appropriately labeled. "Recycled water is a valuable resource that becomes even more important during this drought," said Susan Gorin, chair of the Sonoma County Water Agency board. "By making recycled water available to district residents, ...


  16. Readers answer our question about a highway crossing for animals: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    ... balance of the biological ecosystem rather than coddling cutesy mammals. Carnivores search for mobile food. If the drought reduces supply in one environment, they will search elsewhere. As we build more homes that displace prey, their predators will ...


  17. Admin, students work to cut water useRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Trojan

    In light of a four-year drought and mandatory water use restrictions imposed earlier this year by Gov. Jerry Brown, USC administration and student groups are working closely together to cut campus water use. But at a university with more than 30 fountains and lush greenscapes, cementing behavioral changes in students, faculty and staff has proven to be the campus' biggest roadblock.


  18. The WilliesLET'S Help the Kurds - and Redeem OurselvesRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... resources, fighting over access to what's left seems inevitable. Water is fast becoming a precious commodity. The drought we are seeing in California is just one illustration of that. However, the principle that water is a human right for all - that ...


  19. Campaign 2012OBAMA DAYRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... this well before Sandy. But after a year with massive forest fires in Colorado and New Mexico, record-breaking drought in the Midwest, and now one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the Northeast, the only ones who don't believe in climate ...


  20. Reporting: LondonJULIAN Assange at the Center of Another Diplomatic...Read the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... temperatures except Washington state, which was near average. The record-setting heat has led to a record-setting drought that is affecting nearly two-thirds of the lower 48, according to NOAA's latest Drought Monitor report, with the Midwest seeing ...