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Despite Years of Water Restrictions NH Towns Keep Adding More Mouths to Drink

I can’t remember the last time my town of Merrimack did not have some sort of water use restriction. Every year, regardless of the precipitation, even in heavy years, we are told to limit water use in the summer. At the same time, the town continues to add more housing and more people who will …

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Remember That Drought Thing We had That Was the End of the World?

As we rambled through and out of the final year of Obama’s presidency, New Hampshire had a drier than usual year. By drier I mean (Southern New Hampshire) ranked 23rd for precipitation out of 124 years in the Granite State sample. The great Global Warming drought of 2015/2016-2017 (MAY-APRIL) was 4.80 inches below the mean. For contrast, …

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