Apr 11

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Citizen Scientists Track Rain Drop by Drop

*Jim Ridgley checks his rain gauge outside his house in Frederick, Md. Photo by Rebecca Jacobson.* Inside Jim Ridgley's living room in Frederick, Md., the fire station scanner chatters nonstop and the AM radio buzzes with weather reports. A hand-held…

Mar 23

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Kids play in a fountain in downtown Seattle; Creative Commons photo courtesy Flickr user clogozm The extreme drought and record-breaking temperatures across the Southwest have highlighted crucial issues with the region's water supply system. As the population grows and…

Mar 20

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Two Texas Towns Run Out of Water

In collaboration with StateImpact Texas, the PBS NewsHour takes a closer look at the struggle for water in two Texas towns and how the state plans to deal with a drier future. This report is part of our new series…

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