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Old 05-11-22, 04:32 PM
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Just add water?

Where is the water? Where did it go? Oaks tree dead from drought? Oak Wilt? Nearest lake beautiful when it has water but dry itís just a puddle. I now ride in the morning to beat the heat so thatís good. But in a hot climate being out on the water is cool. Anchor in and go snorkeling or swimming etc. Yíall do a rain dance or something.

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How much water do you need?



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How much water do you need?



Cool boat with that jet drive. Smallmouth Bass on those PA rivers. A few years ago you posted a video of boats cruising the rivers in PA. The rain is all in your region of the USA. Nice 4 stroke Yamaha. I crossed the Susquehanna a few times last summer saw a few boats cruising the river. This summer itís Aerosmith in Las Vegas where there finding bodies in the drying up Lake Mead.
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Found plenty of water yesterday. Water surface temp 64F should be spawning shortly. Kept some bigger males.





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Old 05-12-22, 10:38 AM
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The water started disappearing once we killed off the ruminates, such as the bison and other animals and started doing conventional agriculture.

This is just one example of how natural land management refilled dead aquifers, this was done in Texas, but there are tons of examples from around the world of people restoring natural water cycles.




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Yup, Many recharge dams here on creeks over the aquifer. The local lake is also a recharge lake so it loses water naturally. Being an irrigation system feeding a canal takes all the water. That what is was built for back in 1910. People complain but they knew it wasn’t a constant level lake to begin with. Just Google Medina Lake Texas and there are several links about the problems with keeping the lake full.


Beautiful lake when it has water this was back in 2016 or 2017. I’m cooling off lol.
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If you come across any extra water could you send it here to Southern California? We're going to be drier than popcorn farts and twice-burnt-toast this summer. Only 10 inches of rain in Los Angeles this year per the official measurement, and only 6 inches where I live just to the south (normal is 15 inches for L.A.). And that's following two years that were also dry.

I volunteered to save water by only showering every-other-day but my work colleagues didn't think that was a good idea.
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Originally Posted by skidder View Post
If you come across any extra water could you send it here to Southern California? We're going to be drier than popcorn farts and twice-burnt-toast this summer. Only 10 inches of rain in Los Angeles this year per the official measurement, and only 6 inches where I live just to the south (normal is 15 inches for L.A.). And that's following two years that were also dry.

I volunteered to save water by only showering every-other-day but my work colleagues didn't think that was a good idea.
I grew up in Huntington Beach. I remember the water saving ditty; If it's yellow, let it mellow. If it's brown flush it down.

I hope most homes in Southern California have removed their lawns by now. I recall our neighbors had pea gravel for their front lawn. Another good option is repurposed Astroturf.


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I covered the boat since the lake is dry and I don’t want to haul it 125-150 miles to a lake that is less than half full and with gas prices. Surf fishing there is always water at the beach.
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Originally Posted by work4bike View Post
The water started disappearing once we killed off the ruminates, such as the bison and other animals and started doing conventional agriculture.

This is just one example of how natural land management refilled dead aquifers, this was done in Texas, but there are tons of examples from around the world of people restoring natural water cycles.

https://youtu.be/ZSPkcpGmflE



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Old 05-13-22, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by skidder View Post
I volunteered to save water by only showering every-other-day but my work colleagues didn't think that was a good idea.
I "water" my yard several times a day, everyday, and probably save about five gallons per day doing this.

And I collect rainwater and the condensation from the AC system and use my gray water to keep the compost moist.


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