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In Las Vegas, as well as in other drought areas, lawns and grass use 70% of the water .
In the Congo rainforest, a browning trend dominates smaller areas that show a greening trend during April, May and June each year from 2000 to 2012.
The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership is giving away toolkits to help residents cut back on the amount of water they use.
When it comes to climate change, Indonesia stands to lose more than most. Poor infrastructure and living standards along with extreme weather have been known to shut down the capital for days, with losses to business and government running into the tens of millions of dollars.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District this month will begin diverting water from the Sacramento River for the first time ever, a clear sign that the drought is literally causing ripples across the state.
Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city.
Water will be the main focus of Tuesdays Vernon City Commission meeting. The city is currently in a stage 4 drought and are looking at ways to lower that number or keep it the same.
Scientists believe they can now control the weather with lasers, making it rain where there is a drought.
Beef prices are soaring, and in February they hit record highs. While it's welcome news for ranchers and farmers, it's bad news for those looking forward to the upcoming grilling season.
Water suppliers for Livermore, Dublin and part of San Ramon have proposed drought rates on homes and businesses that would sharply increase bills for customers who fail to slash their water use by 30 to 35 percent.
The recent rain rains kept Suzanne and Mike Collins' orange grove alive, but the rainy season is ending.
Ignorance shouldn't be an excuse for wasting water. Yet irrigation systems often baffle homeowners.
Last fall, Lorrie Ourada took advantage of LADWP's cash for grass rebate by redoing her front yard.
The lingering drought has forced some Texas Panhandle school districts to dig wells or install artificial turf to keep athletic fields and campuses green.
N o matter where you live, being a water-wise gardener makes environmental and economic sense.