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Dry, windy weather has Alabama ripe for wildfires

ABC 33/40 News

Date: 10/22/2016 12:37:00 AM

It actually caught a little bit in the grass and caused a large brush fire," added Dockery. The Birmingham Water Works Board estimates Lake Purdy's capacity is at 30-40 percent. The drought made Governor Robert Bentley issue a burn ban more than a week ago

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Surcharges apply under Stage 3 Drought Warning

Date: 10/21/2016 6:38:00 PM

If water consumption is not reduced, a Stage 4 Drought Warning could come within a couple weeks, says Underwood. Lake Purdy Reservoir shows signs of the drought, with a receded waterline and a dry dusty bank. The water line is down approximately 18 feet

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BWW implements Stage 3 Drought Warning

CBS 42

Date: 10/21/2016 4:43:00 PM

Customers without an irrigation system can water two days a week. Levels at Lake Purdy one of water works water supply is only at 30 to 40 percent of normal capacity. “Our main purpose for being here today at Lake Purdy is to let you get a shot of the

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AL Climatologists: Current Drought Once in a Lifetime Phenomenon

Date: 10/21/2016 2:52:00 PM

The Birmingham Water Works general manager Mack Underwood outlined the utility’s stage three drought management plan today on the dry shores of Lake Purdy – one of the area’s main water sources. Underwood says the plan requires customers to water

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Putting our high water usage into perspective

Date: 10/21/2016 2:17:00 PM

9,000 gallons is similar to 200 standard bath tubs filled to the top. This is because the water levels at Lake Purdy, which supplies the Birmingham area, has dropped 19 feet. It’s nearly 70% empty. Water Works says if water usage does not come back in

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