1 hr ago | Wise County Messenger Online
The Tarrant Regional Water District has notified its wholesale customers - including the cities of Bridgeport and Decatur - that it will implement Stage 1 of its Drought Contingency Plan June 3.The district's overall system capacity is currently at 75 percent, as drought conditions persist in spite of recent scattered rains in North Texas.
5 hrs ago | Daily Echo
MAKING sure two million people have access to drinking water supplies for the next 25 years is no easy feat.
8 hrs ago | Bay of Plenty Times
For a good proportion of sheep and beef farmers, the light at the end of the tunnel has, for some time, been the headlight of a train heading towards them.
At Jackson Gulch Reservoir, what you see is all you get.A water-right call on the Mancos River has ended storage diversions into the reservoir locals call Jackson Lake.
Burkburnett residents may soon see a rise in their water bills. The Board of Commissioners has passed a measure making changes to the water conservation plan.
New Mexico is slipping further into drought, having marked the driest two-year period in nearly 120 years of record-keeping. National weather forecasters and water managers shared the latest statistics on New Mexico's devastatingly dry conditions during a meeting Tuesday.
A decade after Alberta's mad cow crisis, there's been a sharp decline in the number of cattle producers in Alberta, due in part to an aging population, drought, rising feed and labour costs, the rising value of the dollar and BSE.
As Minnesota continues to get more and more rain, many Minnesota farmers are worried about the effects of too much moisture on their livelihood.
Farmers and ranchers in Montezuma, Archuleta, San Miguel, La Plata, and Dolores counties may be eligible for low-interest emergency loans to help cover losses they sustained as a result of the effects of drought conditions according to Rick Cervenka, senior farm loan officer, with the Farm Service Agency.x201cAny farmer or rancher in...
Deep underneath the Great Plains states is a massive pool of water that preexists humans.
Cattle feeders in the U.S. are coping with reduced herds and high corn costs in part by increasing their use of growth-inducing drugs designed to bulk up animals, get more pounds of beef from each carcass and circumvent the drought's withering effects on the food cycle.
A huge tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday killing at least 37 people.
Apple usually keeps a pretty steady stream of product announcements coming. But right now we're in the middle of the longest Apple product drought in recent memory .
A combination of weather events have Central Texas peach farmers expecting a meager crop once again this season, after several years of little yield due to whimsical weather.
Following an evaluation from the city engineers, Sweetwater will remain in Stage I of the city's Drought Contingency Plan.
People collect water at a well in Garissa, Kenya, on August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Ken Oloo/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies/Handout When the governments of eastern Africa created the Intergovernmental Authority on Development more than 25 years ago, they hoped it would forge the cooperation needed to roll back the ... (more)
Peach farmers around Fredericksburg and Stonewall, Texas have been hit by the drought, freezes and hail.