ARTICLES ABOUT drought

August 13, 2021

Turning Waste(water) Into a Resource

Although turning wastewater into potable water is expensive, arid areas that are facing a drought may need to turn to this method in order to meet demand.

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July 1, 2016

‘Megadroughts’ Appear Likely to Pummel Western States for Half a Century

In recent years, California and other parts of the American West have been forced to find ways to cut back on water usage in response to a prolonged period of drought. The New York Times wrote that “the drought, now in its fourth year, is by many measures the worst since the state began keeping […]

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July 14, 2015

Common Sense & Weather Make for Good Wildfire Forecast — But Don’t Let Your Guard Down

In February, California-based research firm CoreLogic released its 2015 Wildfire Risk analysis, reporting that in the Western United States, there are nearly 900,000 homes considered at “high” or “very high” risk from wildfires, representing an estimated total reconstruction cost of more than $237 billion.

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