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  1. Dry Santa Monica Spends Big on Rain Barrel RebatesRead the original story

    4 min ago | The LookOut news

    Despite the state's drought, Santa Monica's rain barrel rebate program has shelled out more than $150,000 over the past three years in reimbursements to residents, City records show. Last year -- the third straight year of severe drought across California -- Santa Monica received just 6 or so inches of rain, less than half its annual average.

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  2. More than a dozen home brewers may take part in an unusual experiment this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | KTSM-AM El Paso

    ... k reaction might be 'yuck,'" a spokesman said. "We want to start having this conversation now before we get into the drought situation that California and Texas and Australia have gotten into, so we can get the rules and safeguards in place."

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  3. Sewage Brewage: Firm Wants to Brew Beer From Sewer WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WSRZ

    ... k reaction might be 'yuck,'" a spokesman said. "We want to start having this conversation now before we get into the drought situation that California and Texas and Australia have gotten into, so we can get the rules and safeguards in place."

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  4. Water curtailments likely as drought persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... much-needed dousing to Northern California, it wasn't nearly enough to make much more than a small dent in long-term drought conditions. Now January has brought less than an inch of rain to the region and February's forecasts aren't promising ...

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  5. Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | WGBH

    ... knee-jerk reaction might be 'yuck,'" he said. "We want to start having this conversation now before we get into the drought situation that California and Texas and Australia have gotten into, so we can get the rules and safeguards in place that will ...

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  6. Near-record prices at Warrnambool cattle marketRead the original story

    51 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    ... to be sustained because of increasing worldwide beef consumption and the decline in Australian herd numbers due to drought turn-off in recent years and low profitability. Jack Kelly of J & J Kelly stock agency said yesterday's sale was "extremely ...

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  7. New Zealand Irrigation Body Calls for More Alpine Fed Water Storage To Tackle DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | International Business Times

    With drought-like conditions gripping New Zealand's Canterbury and Otago regions, the national irrigation body has called for more alpine-fed water storage to provide reliable water supply. Irrigation New Zealand chief executive Andrew Curtis said it was time to take a serious look at water storage.

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  8. Turbo Kid Trailer Shows off BMX, Gore and SkeletronRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Collider

    ... and Edwin Wright . It's 1997. In a ruined post-apocalyptic world, the orphaned Kid survives on his own through drought-ridden nuclear winter, traversing the Wasteland on his BMX, scavenging for scraps to trade for a scant supply of water. When his ...

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  9. Gov. Martinez to talk drought at regional forumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC15.com

    Gov. Susana Martinez knows firsthand the effects dry conditions can have on agriculture, economic development and even tourism since New Mexico is marching into its fifth straight year of what's expected to be severe drought. The focus of the two-day event will be on how dry conditions have affected recreation and tourism around the West.

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  10. Comment period ends today on Ruidoso well permitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ruidoso News

    ... and North Fork wells by an entity not previously involved in the lawsuit. Studies were undertaken, but because of a drought and the needs of the village, a temporary arrangement was struck to keep the wells flowing until a decision was reached ...

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  11. TV stara s plastic surgery disaster tests BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    ... and became a TV host known for incidents like pouring water on her breasts while interviewing politicians about a drought hitting southeast Brazil. For Vania Prisco, a 31-year-old Rio de Janeiro lawyer, Urach's problems were a reminder of her own ...

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  12. Hamilton's home buyers are on the huntRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Waikato Times

    ... er in the works. "I think the reality of a $4.70 payout combined with really dry weather - possibly the emergence of drought - it's going to be tough." narelle.henson@fairfaxmedia.co.nz

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  13. Western drought continues: Washoe Lake, before and afterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    The top photo was taken from the gazebo overlooking Washoe Lake in September 2011, not long after the region enjoyed a massive winter that dumped more than 800 inches of snow at high-elevation areas at Lake Tahoe. The bottom photo was taken Sunday, as the region endures its fourth-consecutive mild winter and one of the driest Januarys ever.

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  14. Farmers fear rough ride coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... NZME. Farmers are "battening down the hatches" as they prepare for a low dairy payout this year and as a full-scale drought approaches South Canterbury and North Otago, says Federated Farmers president William Rolleston. "I think that people are ...

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  15. Video: Drought in Brazil spurs worries over Rio 2016 water eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Water levels at the lagoon which will host rowing and canoeing competitions in the 2016 Olympics drop as Brazil grapples with its worst drought in 80 years. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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  16. NM Gov. Susana Martinez to talk drought at regional forumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Gov. Susana Martinez knows firsthand the effects dry conditions can have on agriculture, economic development and even tourism since New Mexico is marching into its fifth straight year of what's expected to be severe drought. The focus of the two-day event will be on how dry conditions have affected recreation and tourism around the West.

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  17. Success blooms eternal for pairRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Timaru Herald

    Hail, wind and drought made gardening difficult this year, but everything came up rosy for keen gardeners Neville and Ngaire Orford. The Orfords overcame the harsh conditions to win the Timaru Horticultural Society's summer flower garden competition for the small garden section.

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  18. Wine & Grape Symposium provides samples & new ideas for attendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News10.net

    Drought major topic at Grape and Wine Symposium The symposium offers attendees a chance to taste wines while learning about the latest innovations in wine production. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1CyG7no SACRAMENTO, Calif.

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  19. Explore one of the West's last wild rivers with Google Street ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TreeHugger

    ... Vernal, Utah. The organizers hope that getting more eyes on the wild river will lead to a call for conservation. Drought and increased demand for water have led to more proposals for dams and diversions that would change the Yampa forever. You can ...

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  20. Early Mesoamericans affected by climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | R & D

    Scientists have reconstructed the past climate for the region around Cantona, a large fortified city in highland Mexico, and found the population drastically declined in the past, at least in part because of climate change. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher Susan Zimmerman and colleagues analyzed pollen, stable isotopes and elemental concentrations, which serve as proxies of past climatic and environmental conditions, from lake sediments in the region and found evidence of a regional drought between 500 and 1150 AD, about the time Cantona was abandoned.

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