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News Items from November 2019

What Does Flash Drought Look Like in Your Region?

Image of dry river bed

Flash drought can quickly deplete soil moisture and dramatically increase evaporative stress on the environment, leading to significant impacts on agriculture. A recently completed study, led by researchers from the University of Oklahoma and published in the journal Environmental Research Communications, performed a regional analysis across the United States...Read the article

Drought Contingency Planning Grants Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity

The Bureau of Reclamation's FY 2020/2021 WaterSMART Drought Response Program: Drought Contingency Planning Grants Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is now available on grants.gov.  Applications are accepted through Wednesday February 5, 2020 at 4pm MST for FY20 funding.Read the article