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New Mexico faces extreme water scarcity on par with the United Arab Emirates. Experts warn more 'day zeros' are looming.

A global water crisis looms, and US states are not immune to it.  New Mexico faces the same degree of water stress as the United Arab Emirates — the 10th most water-stressed country in the world — according to a new report from the World Resources Institute. That means that industries and municipalities in the state use about 95% of New Mexico's available annual water supply, leaving little in the reserves for droughts and dry spells.  Read more....



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