Overall Green alert Drought for Montana (USA)-2022
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015553
Name: Montana (USA)-2022
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Mar 2022
Duration: 145 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 8376 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Articles: 376 | About casualties: 29 | Last hour: 0

Water-intensive industries should use waste water to contain drought2022-08-13T17:36+0200.

TEHRAN – In order to prevent soil erosion and water stress, industries should give more attention to watershed management, dredging and runoff control, new irrigation methods, and wastewater treatment. The average rainfall in the semi-ar
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Water-intensive industries should use wastewater to contain drought2022-08-13T17:34+0200.

TEHRAN – In order to prevent soil erosion and water stress, industries should give more attention to watershed management, dredging and runoff control, new irrigation methods, and wastewater treatment. The average rainfall in the semi-arid
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Experts warn California of a catastrophe “greater than any in world hi ... 2022-08-13T06:24+0200.

Climate change is a factor in amplifying floods. In fact, the study found that climate change makes such catastrophic floods twice as likely to occur. Swain said that such massive statewide floods have occurred every century or two in Calif
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Dry California announces new water strategy to fight climate change2022-08-13T06:15+0200.

By Trend Drought-stricken California announced a new water strategy to adapt to hotter, drier conditions caused by climate change as officials believe extreme weather could diminish water supply by up to 10 percent by 2040 in the most popul
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),