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Droughts and Water Conservation
  GeographyDrought: a weather condition which involves a long period time in which there is a lack of rain, that causes an environmental and human reaction.
Conservation: the process of saving water in areas of possible and actual drought
1. "Check faucets and pipes for leaks. A small drip from a worn faucet washer can waste 20 gallons of water per day. Larger leaks can waste hundreds of gallons."
2. "Don't water the gutter Position your sprinklers so water lands on the lawn or garden, not on paved areas. Also, avoid watering on windy days."
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Geography Weather Climate Forecasting Disasters Earth Science
Online Resources Drought/Conservation
USGS Wikipedia Paleo Perspective National Drought Mitigation
NIDIS ThinkQuest Drought Outlook Monitoring and Early Warning
NOAA Storm Fax DryWell Journal At-Home Water Conservation Guide
EPA Glossary H2O Conserve US Dept. of Agriculture
Aquaholics TreeHugger Water Sense University  of Illinois
MonoLake UseItWisely PDF Article Water Auditing/Conservation
National Geographic American Water Savers HDEC-Bureau of Water
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