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Infographic: Ogallala Precipitation in Motion — 72 Years Animated GIF (1940 - 2012)

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When layered, maps of annual precipitation in Texas and Kansas show the stark moisture division in the United States between the wet East and the dry West running through the Great Plains.

Failed Ballot Measure Is Setback for Ogallala Water Conservation in Western Kansas

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A plan to reduce water use by 20 percent was voted down last…
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Slideshow: Drought in the Southern U.S. Plains Today Recalls the 1930s Dust Bowl

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Strong winds and dry soils are a frightful combination. The…

Ogallala Water Use Climbs as Drought Intensifies in the Southern Plains

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Rainfall deficit is worse than the 1930s Dust Bowl. Image…

Q & A: Julene Bair, Author of The Ogallala Road

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Fancy machinery and irrigation systems that pull millions of…