Gimme Some Water

El Paso is in a drought. I heard it first when the Archeology Museum announced they wouldn’t be holding a Poppy Festival this year. The poppies won’t bloom without water.

So I googled it up.

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, El Paso is experiencing an Extreme Drought.

At least we’ll have our splash pads and water parks.


  1. An interdisciplinary team at UTEP has been developing a climate model financed by an NSF grant to predict the effects of various climate scenarios on the Middle Rio Grande region including flows, impact on water deliveries, aquifer discharge and recharge. etc. Even on agricultural production, broadly defined. Very interesting stuff and a way to make sense of a classic “wicked problem” in which everything is connected to everything.

  2. If only there were any solutions to what is coming that did not involve those who benefit from the current structure giving up some of those benefits to build a better future….

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