21 Jun '11, 2pm

West Palm Beach Florida Has Just A Few Week's Worth of Water Left...Gulp

West Palm Beach Skyline Image credit:Wikipedia With precious little water left in the reservoir serving West Palm Beach Florida, 100,000-some residents face an uncertain future. The metro area can, as an emergency measure, buy water from Palm Beach County. They may have to, as the Palm Beach Post indicates a 'significant threat exists to the public's health' posed by the drought. Something is needed - either a tropical storm to bring driving rains or ... I don't know ... folks deciding to stop finger pointing and take water conservation seriously. Praying for rain has a poor performance record. Back in April, Texas' Governor Rick Perry asked citizens to pray for rain to help overcome that State's terrible drought: Facing Record Droughts, Gov. Rick Perry Proclaims Official Day of Prayer for Rain . The prayers didn't deliver, and since then conditions in Texas have worsened....

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