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Lake Purdy 10-25-16

Photo by Ron Burkett

Water usage restrictions are now voluntary, according to the drought management plan. more

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oakleaf hydrangea 1-23-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The talk is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25. more

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Courtesy of Alabama Forestry Commission

After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

At a meeting on Nov. 10, the Birmingham Water Works Board discussed the effects of the current drought and approved a rate increase of 3.9%. more

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Lake Purdy 10-25-16

Photo by Ron Burkett

That means even tighter restrictions and higher surcharges for excessive water usage. more

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The Birmingham Water Works had amended its water use restrictions since the last time Hoover declared a water emergency in 2007, a city attorney said. more

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Patton Creek dry 10-20-16 (2)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The restrictions technically cover only areas served by the Birmingham Water Works, but the mayor asked everyone to conserve water. more

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Lake Purdy 10-13-16

Photo courtesy of Dr. James Sanderson

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. more

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Emily Featherston

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. more

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Emily Featherston

September and October are usually dry, but the area has had even less rainfall than normal. more

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