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Water taxi dock plan proposed for Medford - Boston Globe

Boston GlobeWater taxi dock plan proposed for MedfordBoston Globe... by ferrying. Sarah Brezinksy for The Boston Globe/File 2005. Mayor Michael J.
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Colorado River water supply to fall short of demand, study says - Los Angeles Times

Colorado River water supply to fall short of demand, study says - Los Angeles Times | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
TIMEColorado River water supply to fall short of demand, study saysLos Angeles TimesWater demand in the Colorado River Basin will greatly outstrip supply in coming decades as a result of drought, climate change and population growth, according to a...
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Meeting set for Algiers water service - Brattleboro Reformer

Meeting set for Algiers water service - Brattleboro Reformer | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
Meeting set for Algiers water serviceBrattleboro ReformerGUILFORD -- Since a water connection was established with neighboring Brattleboro earlier this year, Guilford officials have been getting questions about connecting to the new pipeline.
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Water Stress Hurting More Than 50% of Global Companies, CDP Says - Businessweek

Water Stress Hurting More Than 50% of Global Companies, CDP Says - Businessweek | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
ForbesWater Stress Hurting More Than 50% of Global Companies, CDP SaysBusinessweekWater stress affects more than half of the world's largest listed companies, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project, which urged businesses to set targets and...
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Record Droughts Plague US Farmers - Is Hydroponic Agriculture the Solution? - Rosebud Magazine Hydroponics Lifestyle Growing And Entertainment!

Record Droughts Plague US Farmers - Is Hydroponic Agriculture the Solution? - Rosebud Magazine Hydroponics Lifestyle Growing And Entertainment! | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
With the US in a state of severe drought, isn't it time more agriculture started conserving water by using hydroponic systems? (We face a record breaking drought year. Is hydroponics the answer?

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Droughts are pushing trees to the limit

Droughts are pushing trees to the limit | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
Tucson AZ (SPX) Sep 13, 2012 - As temperatures rise and droughts become more severe in the Southwest, trees are increasingly up against extremely stressful growing conditions, especially in low to middle elevations, University of...

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Run on bottled water in Emmonak, Alaska, after supply interruption - Alaska Dispatch

Run on bottled water in Emmonak, Alaska, after supply interruption - Alaska Dispatch | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
Alaska DispatchRun on bottled water in Emmonak, Alaska, after supply interruptionAlaska DispatchResidents of the Southwest Alaska community Emmonak had a brief scare Wednesday morning when the water supply to the village stopped working, canceling...
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Company fined for illegal water discharge - U-T San Diego

Company fined for illegal water discharge - U-T San Diego | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
Company fined for illegal water dischargeU-T San DiegoOn Wednesday, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board announced the fine against Ariel Suites LP, owners of a 22-story apartment building at Kettner Boulevard and Beech Street.
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Survey: Drinking water compliance eludes some California schools - Sacramento Bee

Survey: Drinking water compliance eludes some California schools - Sacramento Bee | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
Survey: Drinking water compliance eludes some California schoolsSacramento BeeSince the start of the 2010 school year, thirsty students at Turlock High School can visit a "hydration station," a state-of-the-art drinking fountain that provides...
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The Missing Link: Droughts, the Economy and Climate Change | WRI Insights

The Missing Link: Droughts, the Economy and Climate Change | WRI Insights | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com.

The effects of the vast drought afflicting America’s farm belt are rippling across the economy. Major companies apparently feeling the heat from rising crop prices include McDonald’s, Smithfield Foods and Arthur Daniels Midland, which processes agricultural commodities.


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How droughts will reshape the United States

How droughts will reshape the United States | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it
More than half of the continental United States is currently suffering through the worst drought in 50 years, with heat and a lack of rain rippling through the middle of the country. Crops are wilting, soils are cracked, and some dried-out forests are catching fire. U.S. corn production in particular is dwindling.

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As Droughts Extend, Crops Wither

As Droughts Extend, Crops Wither | Water and Droughts | Scoop.it

This summer’s heat and rainlessness, which rivals the devastating 1988 drought, has left crops withering in the fields and farmers trying to calculate their losses. An analysis by The New York Times looks at the widely varying effects of this summer’s heat and drought on crops critical to the nation’s farm economy.


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