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Politics cloud water debate

Published: 
Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:17pm
Category: 
Water

There are two possible policy outcomes to a severe drought like the one California is experiencing now.

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Drought leaves dark cloud over California ranchers, growers

Published: 
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:30pm
Category: 
Water

Beneath unyielding blue skies on a recent afternoon, Ryan Indart knelt down to examine what was left of one of his sheep pastures.

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Severe Drought Has U.S. West Fearing Worst

Published: 
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:25pm
Category: 
Water

The punishing drought that has swept California is now threatening the state’s drinking water supply.

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Its Great Lake Shriveled, Iran Confronts Crisis of Water Supply

Published: 
Sun, 02/02/2014 - 9:44pm
Category: 
Water

After driving for 15 minutes over the bottom of what was once Iran’s largest lake, a local environmental official stepped out of his truck, pushed his hands deep into his pockets and silently wandered into the great dry plain, as if searching for water he knew he would never find.

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California Has Driest Year Ever -- And It May Get Worse

Published: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 8:23pm
Category: 
Water

The shore of California’s Lake Oroville hasn’t looked this way in modern history. Cracked dry mud shatters the canyon floor, and buoys rest 10 feet up the side of a shale hill.