Wishing for Water

December 2007
Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/7/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 13, p2
The article reports on the problem of drought in Orme, Tennessee. Lack of rain has apparently left the Southeast area so dry that families are allowed only three hours of water a day to take showers and wash clothes. Orme and other towns in the Southeastern States are reportedly in the middle of what is perceived to be one of the worst droughts on record. The National Weather Services says that the region would need at least a foot of rain to counter the drought. It allegedly gotten so bad that the Georgia government had to declare a state of emergency.


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