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Its enormous share of the river, which it uses to irrigate crops across the Imperial Valley and for Los Angeles and other cities, will be in the crosshairs when negotiations over a diminished Colorado begin again.
40 MILLION PEOPLE RELY ON THE COLORADO RIVER. IT’S DRYING UP FAST.BY ABRAHM LUSTGARTENAUGUST 27, 2021PROPUBLICA
Mountain View Estates was paved and irrigated, as per permitted plans, and the electricity to the units was properly metered, and the units themselves were new, with central air conditioning, to efficiently keep cool.
POSTCARD FROM THERMAL: SURVIVING THE CLIMATE GAP IN EASTERN COACHELLA VALLEYBY ELIZABETH WEIL AND MAURICIO RODRÍGUEZ PONSAUGUST 17, 2021PROPUBLICA
Consider that we use just 30 trillion gallons to irrigate all our crops.
HOW STUPID IS OUR OBSESSION WITH LAWNS? (EP. 289 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJULY 1, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Once these plants take hold, they can be irrigated much less frequently than lawns—maybe once every six weeks if it hasn’t rained.
IT’S TIME TO RIP UP YOUR LAWN AND REPLACE IT WITH SOMETHING YOU WON’T NEED TO MOWJOHN KENNEDYJUNE 27, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The Kushites survived another thousand years in Meroë, a port city ideally positioned by the Nile, where irrigated farms flourished next to lucrative gold and iron mines.
THE EMPIRES YOU DIDN’T LEARN IN SCHOOLSEAN CULLIGANMARCH 24, 2021OZY
Elders in the area say that farmers stopped using its waters to irrigate their crops in the 1980s when an oil company began operating upstream.
HOW SYRIA'S DECADE-LONG WAR HAS LEFT A TOXIC ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACYJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 15, 2021TIME
The proposed route ran underneath the waterway, which she uses to irrigate her 500 acres of corn and soybeans.
OIL AND GAS COMPANIES ARE MAKING OLD PIPELINES THE LANDOWNER’S PROBLEMKATE WHEELING/NEXUS MEDIAMARCH 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We also were talking about ways to use recycled water appropriately to irrigate land.
ROGER FERGUSON, CEO OF TIAA, ON WHY YOU SHOULDN’T WATCH THE WILD STOCK MARKET ALL DAYEBEN SHAPIROOCTOBER 11, 2020TIME
Farmers look to subseasonal forecasts to better plan when to plant and irrigate crops.
IMPROVED THREE-WEEK WEATHER FORECASTS COULD SAVE LIVES FROM DISASTERALEXANDRA WITZEAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
From this cistern large earthen pipes led off in various directions to irrigate the terraces below.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
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WORDS RELATED TO IRRIGATE

  • baptize
  • bathe
  • douse
  • drench
  • duck
  • dunk
  • immerge
  • immerse
  • irrigate
  • lave
  • lower
  • moisten
  • pitch
  • plunge
  • rinse
  • slop
  • slosh
  • soak
  • souse
  • splash
  • steep
  • submerge
  • wash
  • water
  • wet
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