Escalating Droughts: A Global Challenge

Escalating Droughts

A recent study published in Earth’s Future paints a sobering picture of our planet’s future – droughts are projected to become more severe and prolonged. Using advanced global climate models, the researchers predict that the severity and duration of hydrologic droughts are expected to increase significantly from 2015 to 2100. This trend poses substantial challenges…

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In Spite of Winter Rain and Snow the Majority of the US West is Abnormally Dry

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California Got Relief but the Midwest from Texas to South Dakota is Experiencing Severe to Exceptional Drought The headline this week in Food Business News said, “Drought may leave flour prices elevated into 2024.” The national media has been focused on the record-breaking snowpack and rainfall in California which gives many people the impression that…

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It’s Time to Stop Being the Effect of Drought and Start Being At Cause

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Atmospheric Rivers drench parched landscapes with rain and snow. Historic drought causes ranchers to sell their cattle and farmers to let their fields lie fallow. Towns halt expansion due to lack of water. The history of water management is more a story of being at the effect of Mother Nature rather than being at “Cause”…

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Now the Drought Is Threatening Hydropower

Glen Canyon Dam Hydropower

Could it get any worse? That’s what residents and administrators in seven U.S. states must be asking themselves. The mighty Colorado River flows through these states, not only providing precious water, but also hydroelectric power. In the Western US, that fuel source accounts for 16% of total power generation and 53% of the renewable energy…

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Will the Rains in California End the Drought?

flooded California rode after rain storms

The massive rains sweeping across the West Coast of the US recently have given hope to millions of people dependent upon the life-giving waters. Although floods and mudslides are a great danger, the amount of rain and snow has broken all records in the Golden State. Will it be enough to end the drought? Unfortunately,…

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2022 – Nothing Special, Just Helping to Save the Planet From Drought

Helping to Save the Planet From Drought

Check Out Our Top 5 Blogs From 2022 We’ve been busy in 2022, enhancing our unique technology to locate fresh groundwater, especially in arid regions and drought-plagued areas. There is a vast source of water, estimated to be 6,000 years of global supply (US National Groundwater Association) that is now available economically and quickly through…

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There Is Hope to Solve the Worldwide Drought Scourge

drought hope

All too often the reports coming in from across the planet are the doom and gloom of a drought-related problem affecting millions of people with no hope in sight. Just last week, the largest water supplier in the U.S. declared a drought emergency for Southern California that could impact 19 million people CBS news report.…

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