(HealthDay News) -- Drought is the most costly and far-reaching extreme weather event, the National Weather Service says, having cost the United States more than $1 billion since 1980.
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Here are the agency's suggestions for what you can do to conserve water during a drought:
- Don't fill pools, water lawns or leave water running while doing dishes or brushing teeth.
- Repair leaky faucets.
- Avoid flushing the toilet unnecessarily.
- Limit time in the shower.
-- Susannah Jones
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