Drought here drought there, drought everywhere

June 1, 2007 at 11:32 am | Posted in borderlines, Emmitsburg, Laying it the line ;-), One-liner, water line | Leave a comment

Here is the latest compilation of water shortage related links.

y water restrictions – Wilmington Morning Star
– New Hanover issues mandatory water restrictionsWilmington Morning Star, NC – 3 hours agoCounty officials said that if the new measures don’t result in a 20 percent reduction in water usage, further re
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Northeast Water Restrictions to be Re-Evaluated – WLTX.com
– Northeast Water Restrictions to be Re-EvaluatedWLTX.com, SC – 2 hours ago(Columbia) – Columbia Mayor Bob Coble said he’ll meet with city officials Friday to determine whether current Northeast wat
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Drought could pose problems for TVA reservoir system – WATE.com
– Drought could pose problems for TVA reservoir systemWATE.com, TN – 16 minutes agoIn the midst of the current drought, it’s time to start letting that water back out. Although Cherokee and Douglas
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water sewer rates
Water, sewer rates on the rise – Lititz Record Express
– Water, sewer rates on the riseLititz Record Express, PA – 1 hour agoHe wanted to stress to the community that Lititz holds the distinction of having some of the lowest water and sewer rates in the co
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“water saving”
Solar energy and water saving devices from Dux Hot Water – Infolink Architecture & Building
– Solar energy and water saving devices from Dux Hot WaterInfolink Architecture & Building, Australia – 11 hours ago… of electricity and water, as well as blackouts, are expected to drive Australi
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New Hanover issues mandatory water restrictions – Wilmington Morning Star
– New Hanover issues mandatory water restrictionsWilmington Morning Star, NC – 7 minutes agoCounty officials said that if the new measures don’t result in a 20 percent reduction in water usage, further
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Phoenix Avoids Drastic Drought Steps – KTAR.com
– Phoenix Avoids Drastic Drought StepsKTAR.com, AZ – 20 minutes agoPhoenix-area water providers have long avoided mixing drought and conservation messages, insisting their water supplies offer ample pro
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water sewer rates
Sims lauds County Council for adopting stable sewer rate and fees … – King County (press release)
– Sims lauds County Council for adopting stable sewer rate and fees …King County (press release), WA – May 30, 2007″I appreciate Executive Sims’ leadership finding ways to keep rates stable w
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“water saving”
BRRI water saving technology can save Tk 3.0b annually – Financial Express.bd
– BRRI water saving technology can save Tk 3.0b annuallyFinancial Express.bd, Bangladesh – 4 hours agoWater saving technology developed by the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) can save Tk 3.0 b
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“water saving”
Solar energy and water saving devices from Dux Hot Water – Infolink Architecture & Building
– Solar energy and water saving devices from Dux Hot WaterInfolink Architecture & Building, Australia – 8 hours ago… of electricity and water, as well as blackouts, are expected to drive Australia
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Water restrictions set – Main Street Newspapers
– 13wmazWater restrictions setMain Street Newspapers, GA – 8 hours agoLevel 1 stipulates odd-even outdoor watering restrictions; Level 2 further restricts the hours during which outdoor watering is perm
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Charges over 140 litres – Courier Mail
– Charges over 140 litresCourier Mail, Australia – 8 hours ago”The drought has meant that we have to do it because we have to deliver all these important water supply projects.” For all users,
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Drought dangers – Jacksonville News
– Jacksonville NewsDrought dangersJacksonville News, AL – 7 hours agoThe drought is causing concern at the Calhoun County Water Authority. Water flow from the Webster’s Chapel spring is nearly cut in ha
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South Florida battles 18-month drought – York Dispatch
– South Florida battles 18-month droughtYork Dispatch, PA – 10 hours ago”We can make drought-tolerant and water-efficient plants, and we can put the right plants in the right place, but we have yet
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Plants gasping for water – Cincinnati Enquirer
– News & ObserverPlants gasping for waterCincinnati Enquirer, OH – 8 hours agoAll of Kentucky is in either mild or moderate drought, according to the University of Kentucky Agricultural Weather Cent
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“water saving”
Going Green: Eco-friendly a flush away at GCS – Gaylord Herald Times
– Going Green: Eco-friendly a flush away at GCSGaylord Herald Times, MI – 7 hours agoGAYLORD — The sound of going green at Gaylord High School is the sound of silence — as in environmentally friendly, w
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Cary Enforces Water Restrictions – abc11tv.com
– WRAL.comCary Enforces Water Restrictionsabc11tv.com, NC – 10 hours agoTown officials say people aren’t following mandatory year round water restrictions and officials may be forced to take further
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South Florida battles 18-month drought – York Dispatch
– South Florida battles 18-month droughtYork Dispatch, PA – 1 hour ago”We can make drought-tolerant and water-efficient plants, and we can put the right plants in the right place, but we have yet t
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Go against instincts, water less, don’t fertilize lawns – Gwinnett Daily Post
– Go against instincts, water less, don’t fertilize lawnsGwinnett Daily Post, GA – 1 hour agoAlthough Georgia summers are notoriously dry and unforgiving, it’s been years since Sam Thompson has
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Be careful watering during drought – Macon Telegraph
– Be careful watering during droughtMacon Telegraph, GA – 5 hours agoRemember that drought tolerant grasses survive dry weather by turning brown and going dormant. If you cannot water the lawn regularly
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water sewer rates
Water rates up 10.2% in initial budget – Port Huron Times Herald
– Water rates up 10.2% in initial budgetPort Huron Times Herald, MI – 10 hours agoEarlier this year, a consulting firm said Port Huron would need to raise water and sewer rates by 106% in the next five
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“water saving”
Solar energy and water saving devices from Dux Hot Water – Infolink Architecture & Building
– Solar energy and water saving devices from Dux Hot WaterInfolink Architecture & Building, Australia – 5 hours ago… of electricity and water, as well as blackouts, are expected to drive Australia
7:55 AM
“water saving”
Giant borers ready for duty – Courier Mail
– Courier MailGiant borers ready for dutyCourier Mail, Australia – 6 hours agoThey said 80000 households had bought 107600 water-saving products – rainwater tanks, dual-flush toilets, front-loading wash
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Plano backs off plans to soften water restrictions – Dallas Morning News (subscription)
– Plano backs off plans to soften water restrictionsDallas Morning News (subscription), TX – 15 hours agoDistrict officials have said they don’t want to relax water restrictions until Chapman fills
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Arizona water providers’ drought plans vary – AZ Central.com
– AZFamily (subscription)Arizona water providers’ drought plans varyAZ Central.com, AZ – 13 hours agoJanet Napolitano’s Drought Task Force included in its recommendations a requirement that Ariz
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Drought leaves a bad taste – Sarasota Herald-Tribune
– Drought leaves a bad tasteSarasota Herald-Tribune, FL – 12 hours agoA 16-month drought has left resources at such low levels that utilities in Charlotte, Manatee and Sarasota counties are pulling wate
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Drought raises concern over possible water restrictions – News 14 Carolina
– News 14 CarolinaDrought raises concern over possible water restrictionsNews 14 Carolina, NC – 20 hours agoUnion, Johnston, and Mecklenburg counties are all under mandatory water restrictions as a resu
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Be careful watering during drought – Macon Telegraph
– Be careful watering during droughtMacon Telegraph, GA – 2 hours agoRemember that drought tolerant grasses survive dry weather by turning brown and going dormant. If you cannot water the lawn regularly
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“water saving”
Minister cops flak over house jibe – Hume Star
– Minister cops flak over house jibeHume Star, Australia – 13 hours agoHis double storey Nesting Court home had a rain water tank, water-saving showerheads and power-saving light bulbs. “With today’s te
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“water saving”
Water flows for wetlands – Dandenong Star
– Water flows for wetlandsDandenong Star, Australia – 11 hours agoWATER saving initiatives keep flooding in to Greater Dandenong, including two major announcements last week. The City of Greater Dandeno
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Plano backs off plans to soften water restrictions – Dallas Morning News (subscription)
– Plano backs off plans to soften water restrictionsDallas Morning News (subscription), TX – 25 minutes agoDistrict officials have said they don’t want to relax water restrictions until Chapman fill
4:12 AM
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Drought raises concern over possible water restrictions – News 14 Carolina
– News 14 CarolinaDrought raises concern over possible water restrictionsNews 14 Carolina, NC – 22 hours agoGREENSBORO — Only three North Carolina counties are currently under water restrictions. But t
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Water Restrictions Are In Effect In Winchester – WTVF
– WKRNWater Restrictions Are In Effect In WinchesterWTVF, TN – 18 hours agoA drought has forced a Middle Tennessee town to impose mandatory water restrictions. Starting next week, residents of Wincheste
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City eyes voluntary water restrictions – Rock Hill Herald
– City eyes voluntary water restrictionsRock Hill Herald, SC – 17 hours agoIn Rock Hill, city officials began asking for voluntary use restrictions last week after water consumption rose to summer level
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Water restrictions start Friday – Sioux Falls Argus Leader
– Water restrictions start FridaySioux Falls Argus Leader, SD – 15 hours agoWater restrictions in the city of Sioux Falls begin Friday, with customers not allowed to water their lawns on certain days an
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Blaze a reminder of fire hazard, water supply limits – Charlotte Sun-Herald
– Blaze a reminder of fire hazard, water supply limitsCharlotte Sun-Herald, FL – 5 hours agoThe smoke serves as a local reminder of the extreme brush fire hazard in Charlotte County and the limits to lo
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Drought making allies of adversaries – Palm Beach Post
– Drought making allies of adversariesPalm Beach Post, FL – 1 hour ago”If there’s one good thing that comes out of the drought, it’s the awareness of reclaimed water,” Coates said Wedn
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water sewer rates
Nashville’s budget to hike water rates – Rocky Mount Telegram
– Nashville’s budget to hike water ratesRocky Mount Telegram, NC – 17 hours agoTown officials waited until Rocky Mount had prepared its own budget before it included water and sewer fees in its 2007
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“water saving”
Water projects generally on budget, schedule: Bligh – ABC Online
– Water projects generally on budget, schedule: BlighABC Online, Australia – 22 hours ago”We set a very ambitious target when we started this program and we hoped that by the end of April we would
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“water saving”
Townsville council to get water wise – ABC Regional Online
– Townsville council to get water wiseABC Regional Online, Australia – 11 hours agoThe council is to spend just over $1.6 million on water saving initiatives over a two year period. The chairman of the

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