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California’s drought: What losing 63 trillion gallons of water looks like

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Nick Kirkpatrick WashingtonPost.com August 28, 2014 A new study says that California’s drought is so severe it’s causing the ground to rise. Angela Fritz of The Washington Post reported scientists estimate 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost in the past 18 months. What happens when 63 trillion gallons of water disappear?... »

DROUGHT: Hundreds Of Homes In CA Town Without Water For Weeks… As Wells Go Dry… ‘My kids had to wear dirty clothes to school’…

Friday, August 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com August 29th, 2014 EAST PORTERVILLE (CBS13) — Hundreds of people in a California town have no water after wells ran dry during the state’s drought. The small town of East Porterville in Tulare County has about 7,300 residents, and at least 300 homes have been without water for weeks. “We can’t shower. We’re... »

Think California’s drought is bad? Scientists issue dire warning of US megadrought that could last 35 YEARS and lead to mass population migrations

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

Southwestern United States has fifty percent change of suffering a ‘megadrought’ that lasts 35 years Say California drought is ‘a preview of our future’ Drought could be worst seen for 2,000 years Could lead to mass population migration on a scale never before seen in this country By Mark Prigg DailyMailUK 28 August 2014... »

California drought to worsen, Nasa predicts

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

BBC.com 27 August 2014 California has been hit by its worst drought in a century, leaving hundreds of households and landowners without water. Authorities are drilling deeper and more often in search of ground water, but with little success. Now experts say the problem is set to worsen, with Nasa scientists predicting the dry... »

California’s Drought Has Reached a Grave New Milestone

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

Joshua Krause The Daily Sheeple August 25th, 2014 The residents of the San Joaquin Valley are facing an ominous crises due to California’s drought. Unlike most communities in the drought stricken state, the unincorporated town of East Porterville isn’t just running low on water. For some residents, they’ve completely run out. At least 182... »

Drought Sucks 63 Trillion Gallons From Western US

Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Paul Martin

SurvivalBackpack.com August 22, 2014 About 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water, according to a study published Thursday. Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, arrived at the conclusion... »

Brazil’s Biggest City Faces Rationing Amid Drought

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON ABCNews.com Aug 13, 2014 Brazil’s biggest city is running out of water and options. The worst drought to hit the Sao Paulo region in 84 years is forcing local authorities for the second time in a year to put water pumps below the gates of the main reservoir, where the... »

Worst drought in half a century hits China’s bread-basket

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Laura He MarketWatch.com Aug. 13, 2014 HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — China’s worst drought in half a century is sweeping across crucial agricultural regions, devastating harvests in its wake and threatening food security. Part of the area hit by unusually dry weather — the northeastern Manchurian Plain — is known as China’s bread-basket, supplying... »

Central America braces for drought-linked food crisis

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Anastasia Moloney TheStar.com Friday August 15, 2014 BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Low rainfall linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon has led to drought in parts of Central America, causing widespread damage to crops, shortages and rising prices of food, and worsening hunger among the region’s poor. An unusually hot season and... »

Top 10 US cities running out of water

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com Thursday, August 14, 2014 The U.S. Drought Monitor has released new data on U.S. cities that are running out of water — and believe it or not, the top 10 spots are all located in California. Some of the worst drought conditions on record have left much of the... »

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