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Drought Worsens, Spreads -- "Water Not Used Today Is Water In The Bank For Tomorrow"

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August 9, 1999
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U.S. Geological Survey
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This summer's drought, already the century's third worst in the Mid-Atlantic, continues to worsen and is spreading into northeastern states, the Carolinas and west into Ohio and Indiana. Meanwhile, in the Mid-Atlantic, drinking water supplies are being threatened in some areas as salty ocean water moves upstream into normally freshwater areas.

This summer's drought, already the century's third worst in the Mid-Atlantic, continues to worsen and is spreading into northeastern states, the Carolinas and west into Ohio and Indiana. Meanwhile, in the Mid-Atlantic, drinking water supplies are being threatened in some areas as salty ocean water moves upstream into normally freshwater areas.


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U.S. Geological Survey. "Drought Worsens, Spreads -- "Water Not Used Today Is Water In The Bank For Tomorrow"." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 August 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990809081745.htm>.
U.S. Geological Survey. (1999, August 9). Drought Worsens, Spreads -- "Water Not Used Today Is Water In The Bank For Tomorrow". ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990809081745.htm
U.S. Geological Survey. "Drought Worsens, Spreads -- "Water Not Used Today Is Water In The Bank For Tomorrow"." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990809081745.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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