All posts tagged "California drought"

  • Jeanah Lee 
Beckman High School
    Effects of the California drought

    California is in a drought. In some places in which the drought is extreme, water is extremely scarce, so when residents turn on the tap or the shower, or try to flush the toilet or run the...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • FILE - In this July 13, 2002, file photo, sheep wander parched land near a dry reservoir on a Condobolin property, 460 kilometers (285 miles) northwest of Sydney. On the world's driest inhabited continent, drought is a part of life, with the struggle to survive in a land short on water a constant thread in the country's history. The U.S. state of California is looking to Australia for advice on surviving its own drought. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
    California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

    SYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world’s driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record. Australia, the land poet Dorothea Mackellar dubbed “a sunburnt country,” suffered a torturous drought from...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Water sprinklers are used at Heartwell Park in Long Beach, Calif., on Thursday, April 2, 2015. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, ordered a 25 percent overall cutback in water use by cities and towns, but not farms, in the most sweeping drought measures ever undertaken by the nation's most populous state. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
    No more playing nice: California names, shames water wasters

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is done with gentle nudges and polite reminders to deal with its devastating drought. State regulators are naming and shaming local water departments that have let water wasters slide — and forcing...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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