Cargo Continues moving on the Mississippi River, but perhaps not for long – The Midwestern drought has brought the river, one of the world’s largest navigable inland waterways, to water levels so low that they threaten to shut down shipping.
Nebraska – A Nebraska natural resources district may impose limits on irrigation in the wake of drought conditions and declining water levels. Kansas –
Dry conditions are causing significant drops in the water levels in Kansas lakes.
The drought in many respects is more severe than the droughts of the 1930s and 1950s.