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Can cities run out of water?

November 15, 2012

 

“People don’t believe a city can completely run out of water.  But the unprecedented Southwestern drought of 2011-2012 is showing that this comfortable is wrong …  The least explored aspect of drought disasters is the possibility of cities running out of water. Emergency management is designed to deal with hurricanes and, to a lesser extent, earthquakes and wildfires, but not the challenges that the state of Texas and local jurisdictions have faced during the last two years. “   Read more from the Natural Hazards Observer …

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