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Run-Away Rain: No Rescue for California's Crippling Drought

By Peter Getty

The storms of showers which soaked many parts of California over the final days of February and early March were the most generous drops from Mother Nature’s pitcher of water to grace the state since 2010. Sadly, the saturation is not enough to quench the thirst of our crops and orchards of vegetables and fruits — nor is it more than a splatter in the troughs of our dairy animals — who are suffering from the most crippling water crisis in California history.

It would take a solid two months of rain to end the drought. Even so, severe …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green