Friday, September 30, 2005

The Seattle Times: Local News: Warming will affect water supply, scientists warn Seattle officials

Earlier this year, Seattle water managers wrung their hands over the dismal snowpack in the mountains.

The city urged residents to start conserving water and warned of mandatory water restrictions if the situation didn't improve.

Expect that to happen more in the future because of global warming, according to the findings of University of Washington scientists.

While late-spring rains helped pull Seattle from the brink this year, the city could expect droughts to come more frequently in the future, the scientists predicted.

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