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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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California: Jerry Brown signs extreme water consumption bills into law, restricts shower, laundry and toilet use

California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law Thursday aimed at reducing water consumption in the state, even in non-drought conditions. “In preparation for the next drought and our changing More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Discovery’s ‘Killing the Colorado’ premieres on August 4

Water: once an abundant necessity is now a scarce and complex commodity. Many efforts have been made to curb excessive water use in the West, but will taking shorter showers and ripping out lawns really make a difference? More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Cirque fundraises for clean water with ‘One Drop’

In a one-night live event, Cirque du Soleil partnered to bring the 2016 “One Night for ONE DROP” event to theaters with performers from eight different Cirque du Soleil Vegas shows. 237 artists, 20 countries, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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Directed, narrated by Angela Bassett, ‘Water Apocalypse’ closes out Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’

National Geographic Channel and GE presented the new series Breakthrough produced by Imagine Entertainment (Ron Howard and Brian Grazer) and conclude with Water Apocalypse, an episode narrated and directed by Angela More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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How Recent Droughts Will Affect the Future of US Waterfalls

In recent years, much of America has experienced extreme temperatures and widespread drought. These weather patterns not only affect how people live their daily lives, but, on a larger scale, they also affect the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Carly Fiorina leads attack on ‘liberal environmentalists’ linked to California drought

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is blaming “overzealous liberal environmentalists” for the water shortages caused by California’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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Jerry Brown, California spending $1 billion in drought aid on flood prevention, recycling

Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers from both parties announced Thursday a $1-billion plan to deal with California’s persistent drought, describing the legislation as a mix of short-term relief and support More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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NASA Study: Water reserves in Colorado River basin low levels ‘shocking,’ unknown when it runs out

The western U.S. has battling droughts over the last decade and a new NASA study points to worse times ahead and level of uncertainty. The underground resources in the Colorado River Basin are lower than expected More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 13th, 2012
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US drought becomes largest area natural disaster in history

The United States Department of Agriculture has declared natural disaster areas in more than 1,000 counties and 26 drought-stricken states, making it the largest natural disaster in America ever. Arkansas NRCS Photo/Tim More...


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