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  1. Butte County groundwater: Groups take to the table for how to manage into the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Mercury-Register

    ... depletion of supply if continued over the planning and implementation horizon. Overdraft during a period of drought is not sufficient to establish a chronic lowering of groundwater levels if extractions and recharge are managed as necessary to ...


  2. Protests over water verdict disrupts life in KarnatakaRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | India.com

    ... for failing to ensure drinking water from the river to the affected region, which has been reeling under severe drought over the last two years. The project to supply drinking water to Hubballi-Dharwad, Gadag, Bagalkot and Belagavi districts from ...


  3. Drought is Influencing MigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | KRGV

    WESLACO An analysis by Stratfor, a global intelligence and advisory firm, said drought could be a factor to why Central Americans are leaving and heading to the U.S. People from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are making their way through the Rio Grande Valley. They said violence and a poor economy are making it hard to live by.


  4. In rift with Krishi Bhawan, dairy board chief T Nanda Kumar quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    ... successfully negotiated foodgrain production shortfalls against a background of soaring global prices and a bad drought in 2009. "Familiarity with Krishi Bhawan was, however, seemingly not of much help when it came to dealing with people in the new ...


  5. Ithaca City Leaders Urge Residents to Conserve Water in Leiu of DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Your News Now

    ... for help. 400,000 gallons currently flows in from Cayuga Lake to the city each day. This was being done even before drought conditions as the Six Mile Creek Plant is under construction, but it carries its own challenge. "We do have a large supply ...


  6. Warm water Blob survives as El Nino diesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... patterns around the globe. While the latest El NiA o did bring some needed precipitation to parts of the drought-stricken West Coast, it was also blamed for flooding, mudslides and other damage in California, according to an ABC News story in ...


  7. Editorial: Milpitas' water rate dilemma is complicated...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Milpitas Post

    Remember the days, just a while ago, when we were all asked to conserve water because of the drought which is still with us. Milpitas, along with most cities in the state, turned down the taps and managed to get around 20 percent savings.


  8. Drought Has Mass. Farms On 'Brink Of Collapse'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] BOSTON (CBS) - Much of the state is in moderate to severe drought, lawns have gone brown and farmers are desperate to see it pour. He is the president of the Mass Farm Bureau and co-owner of ...


  9. Optimism shines through despite the droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    But even as a drought seems to be settling in, the dry conditions don't appear to be dampening the spirits of area ranchers. At the Belle Fourche Livestock Auction on Thursday, some young animals were in evidence.


  10. La Nina forecasts weaken, impact targets SouthaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Western Producer

    A stronger La Nina in northern Brazil would be welcome because it would bring much-needed moisture after several years of drought Chances of La Nina developing later this summer are waning and if it does emerge it will likely be a weak one, say weather forecasters. The declining weather risk in North America has pressured crop prices sharply lower.


  11. Water Clarity Improves in Virginia Lake, But Invasive Weeds DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    ... are showing a big difference. Lynell Garfield, a hydrologist with the City of Reno said, "Last year with the extreme drought, we saw four to six inches or so of depth, where you could drop the disk in before it disappeared. And this year it was well ...


  12. The most inappropriate moments in New Zealand TV newsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... and Paul Henry hasn't dropped an F-bomb , or a cluster-bomb , in weeks. So just to sate your appetite during the drought, here are some of the most inappropriate moments on New Zealand's television news. Commenting opening on a colleague's breasts ...


  13. Drought worsening in New Mexico, impacting farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... North Valley. He says there are "up years" and "down years," but this summer has been rough. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows abnormally-dry conditions have claimed most of the state, and some areas have slipped into ...


  14. Is the deepest 'blue hole' on Earth in the South China Sea?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the collapse of the ancient Mayan civilization. An analysis of minerals in that blue hole revealed that an extreme drought occurred at the same time as the Mayan civilization disintegrated, between 800 and 900 AD. Xu Zhifei, vice mayor of Sansha ...


  15. Tribes, farms wary of proposed cuts in water deliveries from Lake MeadRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... 40 percent later. City officials, who stand at the top of the priority list for CAP water, asked few questions. The drought-contingency plan is being discussed by Arizona, California and Nevada as a way to avert catastrophic cuts later. Some tribes ...


  16. Mandatory water restrictions implemented for Pawcatuck residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Stonington - Two weeks after asking Pawcatuck residents to take voluntary measures to conserve water because of the ongoing drought, the Board of Selectmen now has implemented mandatory restrictions. The selectmen made their decision Wednesday night after receiving a request from Westerly officials who have implemented mandatory measures for their residents, who, like Pawcatuck, are served by the Westerly Water Co.


  17. Garamendi urges rejection of policies to advance twin tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... delta six months out of the year." This system would cause the delta to "be left vulnerable and under-defended in drought years, as well-financed interests in other parts of the state bully policymakers to allow the delta to be ruined for short-term ...


  18. The Noosa hinterland coffee grower with a secretRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... to coffee grower, it has been a huge learning curve and there have been plenty of challenges along the way including drought, frosts, coffee appreciating possums and hungry wild hares.


  19. The Weekender: Bourne, the Bard, and flying nanniesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Want the Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend e-mailed straight to you? Sign up for the Weekender newsletter here . After a month so hot and dry that more than a third of Massachusetts was officially in a severe drought, this weekend is supposed to bring cooler temperatures and maybe even a little rain.


  20. DuPont Pioneer studies corn, soybean varieties in Sask.Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Western Producer

    ... o be limited in Western Canada in the future, which has prompted the company to develop genetics that will withstand drought.