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Why El Niño is No Panacea

photo of pouring rainYou might have noticed stories with predictions of a strong El Niño this winter starting to circulate in local media.  This, in turn, has sparked a lot of speculation about how this would affect our local water supplies, which have been impacted by four years of drought conditions.  The short answer here in the District and Mid-County area?  Not much.  Here’s why...