El Niño is a phenomenon in ocean-atmospheric systems in the tropical Pacific, the effects of which have major consequences for weather around the world. Climatic disturbances from an El Niño event inc...
Living in Colorado and being a gardener has been rather stressful in the past few years, as this state has been undergoing a rather severe drought. The city is imposing watering restrictions which are...
I've lived in the Northeast my entire life, and despite an occasional drought during the summer, water-shortages have never been a major concern. Why? Living up here, you're sure to bump into a lak...
Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas are experiencing a devastating flood, and I want everyone to know I had nothing to do with it. I gave up dabbling in the occult arts many years ago. After more than a half...
As the summer approaches, water restrictions have already begun to take hold in many parts of the country. Just take a look at the U.S. Drought Monitor and you can clearly see the areas affected by...
Water restrictions are quickly becoming a way of life here in United States. It's no surprise that people have begun to look for ways to ease the effects of these devastating events. Starting at hom...
Unless you live in the permanently arid Southwest, summer usually means more water use and higher water and sewer bills. Even if you draw water from a well, the increased water use also means higher e...
With many areas of the country in drought conditions - some severe - and others sure to follow, all of us could use a reminder list of ways to cut back on our water consumption around the house....
Many gardeners like to jump right in and plant all kinds of flowers, plants and vegetables and they don't even know anything about what is needed to place, feed and maintain those gardens. Hopefully ...
Peter Rogers, Professor of City and Regional Planning at Harvard University has written an impressive article entitled Facing Freshwater Crisis in the August 2008 issue of the monthly Scientific Amer...