Drought Woes In Small Southwest Towns04:05

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Last year, the small town of Magdalena, New Mexico, ran out of water. Now Williams, Arizona, is facing the same fate. City officials have issued severe water restrictions and cut building permits after seeing the local reservoir all but dry up.

Climate experts say the water woes of small towns in the Southwest aren’t going away. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Laurel Morales of KJZZ and Fronteras Desk explains.


This segment aired on June 10, 2014.

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