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The Drought reddit

Drought - an extended period when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply whether surface or underground water. A drought can last for months or years, or may be declared after as few as 15 days. Generally, this occurs when a region receives consistently below average precipitation. It can have a substantial impact on the ecosystem and agriculture of the affected region. Although droughts can persist for several years, even a short, intense drought can cause significant damage and harm to the local economy. Prolonged drought has caused cause mass migrations and humanitarian crises.

Wikipedia: Drought

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Drought-prone California OKs new rules for turning wastewater directly into drinking water

Drought-prone California OKs new rules for turning wastewater directly into drinking water

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The Environmental Flows Conference is seeking speakers

The Environmental Flows Conference in Kelowna BC, Canada, March 13-15 2024 is seeking submissions for speakers at the conference.

Conference Themes:

  • Regulatory: Explore the frameworks that govern our water resources and discuss the evolution of water regulation.
  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK): Share insights on how indigenous wisdom shapes our understanding and management of water ecosystems.
  • Water Licensing: Delve into the complexities of water rights and the allocation processes that ensure equitable access and sustainability.
  • Aquatic Species: Present on the conservation and management of aquatic life, focusing on innovative approaches to understanding biodiversity and its relationship to flowing water.
  • Environmental Flow (EF) – Setting Methods | Stream Restoration: Discuss methodologies for determining environmental flows and strategies for stream restoration.
  • Water Quality | Sediment: Address the challenges and solutions related to maintaining and improving water quality and sediment management.
  • Groundwater: Shed light on the critical issues surrounding groundwater management and preservation.
  • Storage | Land Use: Examine the impact of land use on water storage and the implications for environmental flow management.
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Amazon rainforest faces a severe drought affecting thousands. With river levels dropping, water transportation has stalled and hundreds of fish are contaminating drinking water.

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Not the way I want to find fish.

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