Posted by Ashlea Keith | October 7, 2015
California Drought Means Restaurants Resort to Disposable Dishes

The East Coast is flooding as California continues into its fourth year of drought. Now eateries in Fort Bragg, California, have been told they can't use their dishwashers. Read more.

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | October 5, 2015
Some California Wine Makers Get by on Less Water

Wine grapes are California’s No. 3 cash crop, and they consume far less water than the state’s No. 2 cash crop, almonds. With 615,000 acres of wine grapes in production...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 22, 2015
North Texans Ponder Rising Water Bills

Many North Texas residents are complaining to city administrators that their water bills skyrocketed last month, and they are asking that their meters be re-checked for accuracy. Plano completed more...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 18, 2015
Can Rain be Harnessed? Texas is Trying

Much of Texas flooded in the spring and now drought-like conditions have returned. Farmer Ben Sholls said, "We had too much rain in the spring months and it affected our...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 15, 2015
Australians Know all about Rainwater Harvesting

Never underestimate the power of the Australian people to come up with first-class ways to collect, save, use and conserve precious rainwater. Read more.

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 14, 2015
Install a Rain Harvesting Tank Before You Need One

Despite heavy spring rains in Texas, the state is again suffering from cracked, dry ground. According to a new article in the Ranch and Rural Living magazine, the best time...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 10, 2015
Water Demand in Texas to Increase by 22%

The demand for water in Texas will increase by 22 percent by 2060, so protecting all water resources and practicing conservation is essential to sustaining the state’s water supply. The...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 8, 2015
California Town Relies on Bottled Water to Survive

In East Porterville, Calif., residents rely on delivered bottled water or perhaps a hose connected to the working well of a friendly neighbor. Many homes that once had working water...

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Posted by Ashlea Keith | September 2, 2015
Unintended Consequences of the California Drought

According to the LA Times, Californians are learning about the unintended consequences of the state's four-year-old drought. Corroded pipes. Funky odors. And a huge drop in revenue for water agencies....

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