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January 14, 2014
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How to landscape homes in a drought

Talk of drought and extraordinarily low precipitation in the West, including Eastern California and most of Nevada, fills the news. Flows were very low in 2013 for most Nevada rivers including the Carson River. Most farmers and ranchers who irrigate from the Carson and Truckee rivers only had water available during spring runoff, which ended by early July (National Weather Service). The NWS reports that all Nevada counties and all California counties bordering Nevada have been designated natural drought disaster areas by the U.S Department of Agriculture. Carson City, Storey, Douglas and other western Nevada counties are considered some of …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 14, 2014 09:22AM Published Jan 14, 2014 09:22AM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.