Arizona’s water crisis may warn Australia’s drylands

Australia lacks huge reservoirs to support cities and towns in dry areas. A Phoenix neighborhood is doing it tough without a reliable supply.

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by Jake Bittle, 10/03/2022 in Grist

How the West’s megadrought is leaving one Arizona neighborhood with no water at all: Thanks to Colorado River cuts, hundreds of residents on the outskirts of Phoenix are “the canary in the coal mine.”

Featured Image: Like Arizona, Brisbane is suffering conditions of prolonged drought. Unlike, Arizona, they actually promote conservation. (1757417609).jpg / Source: / Author: cogdogblog / License: Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication / Via Wikimedia Commons

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