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Monday, October 22, 2007

The Drought Gets Worse

This Mornings Headlines:

Southeast suffers worst drought in century
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Communities in the Southeastern United States were urged to adopt conservation measures in the wake of the worst drought in more than a century.
Although rain was due Friday across parts of the region, it wasn't expected to put a dent in the 16-month drought and the driest September in 113 years, USA Today reported Friday.

Georgia declares state of emergency
Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:11pm BST
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia has declared a state of emergency over its worst drought in decades and appealed to President George W. Bush for federal aid.

No Backup Water Plan in Place for Drought-Stricken Atlanta
Friday, October 19, 2007 - Associated Press
ATLANTA — With the South in the grip of an epic drought and its largest city holding less than a 90-day supply of water, officials are scrambling to deal with the worst-case scenario: What if Atlanta's faucets really do go dry?

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1 comment:

Debbie J. said...

Scary! I don't think they have water restrictions in the small towns around where I live. Our yard at work is irrigated every night on a timer!