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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.
Tuesday, a crisp and brilliant spring day, brought the first evidence that drought, disease and an unusually cold and gloomy winter will not have the final word at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
In its third year, the drought has already forced California growers to leave 800,000 farm acres unplanted this year, says Dave Kranz of the California Farm Bureau.
Cannon Michael's farm grows tomatoes, melons and onions, among other crops. This year, however, Michael will have to fallow one-fifth of the land due to the drought Cannon Michael runs an 11,000-acre farm in California's Central Valley.
California's ongoing, record-breaking drought is expected to have a significant effect on produce prices in the near future.
The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department is set to implement new measures to tackle the drought crisis following reports that more than half of the country faces water shortages.
Food prices at the grocery store are up, following an increase in production costs and wholesale prices.