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  1. Army Of Volunteers Help Repair Injured Veteran's Murrieta HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | CBS Local

    ... to make the repairs a reality. Volunteers repaired a roof on the home's back porch, replaced the yard's turf with drought-resistant landscaping and fixed a host of other items. The Ladd family says this Fourth of July will feel better than ever now ...


  2. BCS Supports CA Water ConservationRead the original story

    38 min ago | Emailwire.com

    ... On April 1st, California Governor Brown ordered that restrictions be imposed on the use of water to combat the drought emergency. Water restriction should decrease the amount of excess water runoff. In many cases where Building Cleaning Services has ...


  3. Saving China from itself: how the world's biggest polluter is dealing with climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Age

    ... which sprawl across the Loess Plateau and are home to a sizeable ethnic Hui Muslim population, are highly prone to drought and desertification. With the dry conditions exacerbated in recent years, scientists say, by the effects of climate change, ...


  4. Farmers welcome Agriculture White Paper's vision for the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    ... business loans and reduce interest costs. The government said that will save farmers up to $150 million a year. Drought-affected farmers will also be able to access their FMDs without losing their tax concessions. NSW Farmers' Association president ...


  5. Drought: CA City Forced to Dump 500,000 Gallons of Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    California cities are working overtime to conserve water during the state's record four-year drought-but one city became a victim of its own savings success when it was forced to dump more than half a million gallons of drinkable water down the drain. California residents slashed water use by 29 percent statewide in May; however, the city of Poway in San Diego County conserved much more than that with an impressive 45 percent cut.


  6. Fire Destroys Wilton Home, Crews Trying to Control itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... t the house. Fire crews responded in time, but they didn't have enough water to pump onto the flames. Because of the drought, the well in the area doesn't provide enough pressure to help.


  7. Bumper cereal crops outlook drive food prices to five year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    ... However, in Ebola-hit countries in Western Africa, as well as areas that were affected by conflict, floods and drought such as northeastern Nigeria, Malawi and Zimbabwe the prices were on the upswing. Launched by the World Bank in 2008, the Global ...


  8. Poor farming habits worsen water woesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    ... are a major contributor to the significant decline in water inflows. While acknowledging that severe extended drought is the main reason for falling water inflows, Headley argued that the situation had been and was being made worse by practices such ...


  9. Dirty water alert!! - WRA head warns public against buying from polluted sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Gleaner

    ... else but to wet roads, put out fires, or something like that," Fernandez told The Gleaner on Thursday. "As the drought worsens, unscrupulous people are likely to take water from untreated sources to try and sell to people outside of Kingston, and ...


  10. Vaiko calls for protection to be accorded to Mullaperiyar DamRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... should be given responsibility to protect the dam," Vaiko said. The dam is located in Kerala but supplies water to drought-prone areas of Tamil Nadu under a lease lasting for 999 years. However, Kerala has called for a new dam to be built, claiming ...


  11. Firework sales booming in North Texas following spring rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... Although an improving economy helps, the lifting of bans on outdoor burning is key, he said. After years of drought and tinderbox conditions, a wet spring across Texas has people raring to celebrate Independence Day with a bang - or two. While many ...


  12. Parents' anger over crude school play for 12-year-olds where...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Small World News Service

    ... & Nob: (Pause) "Testosterone" Bob: We are on the lookout! Nob: Fishing line and hook out! Bob: Watering the nookey drought! Bob & Nob: Sample Bob and Nob's favourite chat up lines Bob: Like your dress darlin' Bob & Nob: it'd look better on my ...


  13. Farmers approve new agriculture blueprintRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Farmers have applauded the federal government's plan to transform Australia's agriculture industry into a competitive force on the world stage. The long-awaited agriculture white paper, which includes tax concessions and drought assistance, is designed to strengthen the industry and take advantage of Asia's growing wealthy middle class.


  14. EarthTalkA : Is CaliforniaA's Drought the Result of Too Much Meddling by Enviros?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    Do you agree with an Administrative Law Judge's recommended order to stop Pat Neal's planned destruction of Perico Island mangroves to build his planned 4-home Harbor Sound development? Dear EarthTalk: Is California's epic drought really the result of too much meddling by environmentalists like some conservatives have suggested? - Betsy Martin, Butte, MT While no one questions that California is in the midst of one of the worst droughts in recent history, the jury is still out as to why, at least according to some conservatives like former Hewlett Packard CEO and 2016 Republican Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina.


  15. a Urinetowna creators develop zombie musical at the Oa NeillRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Day

    Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman's stage collaborations certainly haven't trafficked in mundane ideas or stock music-theater material. They won Tony Awards for “Urinetown,” their 2001 musical in which a drought has led to such a water shortage that people are only allowed to use for-pay public toilets.


  16. Lack of rain gauges putting weathermen at disadvantageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    The rainy season has come late and stuttering to Cambodia this year amid concerns that an El Nino weather pattern could turn a worryingly long dry season into a devastating drought. Oum Ryna, director of the Department of Meteorology at the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology, told Post Weekend that the Kingdom's weather stations, required for collecting ground data ranging from wind speed to rainfall, were in a sorry state.


  17. Drought-Shamed Celebs Turn To 'Eco-Boasting'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sky News

    With the Golden State now experiencing its fourth year of extreme drought, activists have taken to posting online images of well-watered gardens around the homes of the rich and famous. But stars like Cher and Kelly Osbourne are now using social media to highlight what they are doing to help conserve water.


  18. Relax, Sarah Palin just solved California's drought crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    People smart enough to pay $99.99 a year to subscribe to the Sarah Palin Channel learned that their winking maverick hero has solved the California drought crisis . "You might ask, though, why don't they just fix the infrastructure problem, why don't they just build more reservoirs and plants? After all, California is a coastal state.


  19. Labor, Greens say agriculture plan does not deliver for farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... with their bank manager," he said. "The loans may have a role to play, but the government is inflating its drought assistance by value, by counting the total value of the loan rather than the cost of the loan (to government) and I believe that's ...


  20. Avoiding BBQ BlundersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAUZ

    It's an American tradition, but not everyone has done it because of the drought. However, officials at Lowe's said for the first time in years they can have a BBQ season.