Water management

June 06, 2017 - 7:04 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that by 2050 global demand for fresh water is projected to grow by more than 40 percent and at least a quarter of the world's population will live in countries with a "chronic or recurrent" lack of clean water. He told the...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:55 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African city of Cape Town is instructing people to severely restrict water use because of the area's worst drought in more than a century. The city, a major international tourist destination, says it is experiencing the impact of climate change and predicts little rain...
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May 23, 2017 - 3:53 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African city of Cape Town is instructing people to severely restrict water use because of the area's worst drought in more than a century. The city, a major international tourist destination, says it is experiencing the impact of climate change and predicts little rain...
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April 22, 2017 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the March for Science, with events around the world intended to promote the understanding of science and defend science from attacks such as proposed U.S. government budget cuts (all times EDT): 1:45 p.m. Ice photographer and filmmaker James Balog, who says he was...
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In this April 5, 2017 photo, the Tiller Market stands abandoned in downtown Tiller, Ore. Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million, including the market, and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has come forward but is remaining anonymous -- and back-up offers are still being accepted. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
April 21, 2017 - 7:23 pm
TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the entire town is for sale. The asking price of $3.5...
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In this April 5, 2017 photo, the Tiller Market stands abandoned in downtown Tiller, Ore. Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million, including the market, and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has come forward but is remaining anonymous -- and back-up offers are still being accepted. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
April 21, 2017 - 7:23 pm
TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the entire town is for sale. The asking price of $3.5...
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In this April 5, 2017 photo, the Tiller Market stands abandoned in downtown Tiller, Ore. Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million, including the market, and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. A potential buyer has come forward but is remaining anonymous -- and back-up offers are still being accepted. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
April 21, 2017 - 2:11 pm
TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the entire town is for sale. The asking price of $3.5...
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In this April 5, 2017 photo, resident Sarah Crume holds her daughter, Hallie, as siblings Patricia and Thomas Doolittle color nearby at the local church in Tiller, Ore. The church is one of the few buildings in downtown Tiller that is not for sale. Almost all of the downtown in Tiller, a dot on a map in remote southwestern Oregon, is for sale for $3.5 million and the elementary school is for sale separately for $350,000. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
April 21, 2017 - 3:36 am
TILLER, Ore. (AP) — In the tiny, dying timber town of Tiller, the old cliche is true. If you blink, you might actually miss it. But these days, this dot on a map in southwestern Oregon is generating big-city buzz for an unlikely reason: Almost the entire town is for sale. The asking price of $3.5...
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File - In this Saturday, Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, water flows down Oroville Dam's main spillway, near Oroville, Calif. Over six days, operators of the tallest dam in the United States, struggled to figure out their next move after raging floodwaters from California's wettest winter in decades gouged a hole the size of a football field in the dam's main water-release spillway. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
April 19, 2017 - 8:40 pm
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six straight days, the operators of the Oroville Dam...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, water rushes down the damaged Oroville Dam spillway, in Oroville, Calif. Over six days, operators of the tallest dam in the United States, struggled to figure out their next move after raging floodwaters from California's wettest winter in decades gouged a hole the size of a football field in the dam's main water-release spillway. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
April 19, 2017 - 9:40 am
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six straight days, the operators of the Oroville Dam...
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