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A Drought's Impact On Our Energy Grid

Most people don't think about the connection between energy and water, but about half of the nation's water use is related to cooling power plants. Oil and gas productions also account for millions of gallons a day. This means that record-setting droughts in the Midwest and South are threatening power plants during the peak usage periods in summer months.

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