Tag Archives: Drought

Summer Weather Safety

  Summer Weather Safety Posted on June 30, 2017 by rsingram Now that Summer is here, these extreme weather conditions is something that we should always be aware of.  Phoenix, Arizona just went through a week of temperatures peaking over … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere…But Here!

Certain parts of the United States have had an extremely wet winter and spring. The upper mid-west had snowstorm after snowstorm, Pensacola, Florida had 19 inches of rain in one day! But forget about rain in California and the Southwest. … Continue reading

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Climate Migration – A Fact of Life

Over the Eons man has moved around because of fluctuating climates. But even though our long ago ancestors moved up or down latitudes with the Glacial periods, they really didn’t have the infrastructure that we have to worry about.  What … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 6 – Water Conservation and Harvesting

Is Peak Water going to be a Limiting Factor to growth and production? Peak Water is getting a lot of discussion lately.  In 2010, the New York Times used “Peak Water” as one of the Words of the Year!  Morgan … Continue reading

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What it takes to get a 100 Year Water Supply (One Towns Journey)!

Payson, Arizona is a town of 15,000 people that is located in the middle of nowhere. Payson Arizona was settled in the late 1800’s by Ranchers and Miners.  These men and women recognized the wealth of natural resources located in … Continue reading

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Wupatki National Monument, a Window to the Future

Nine Hundred years ago Native Americans braved the elements and survived in Northern Arizona. The climate they thrived in was different than it is today.  They were able to plant and raise crops that along with native plants and hunting … Continue reading

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What is Australia doing to take care of their Environment?!

Australia is forecast to be severely impacted by Climate Change While it is difficult to accurately predict, It is estimated that Australia will face the following changes to their climate by 2030! a further 1 degree Celcius of warming in temperatures … Continue reading

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Bedrock Metates of Central Arizona

Native Americans thrived in Central Arizona between 1000 and 1250.  It is estimated that there were over 1,000 Indian ruins surrounding Payson Arizona and the Rim Country.  Payson is definitely a Central Arizona town.  The geographic center of the State … Continue reading

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