So dry they are turning sewage back into drinking water.
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According to the latest Drought Monitor report, 50 percent of the country is considered in moderate or worse drought. The hardest hit areas remain west of the Mississippi River, encompassing a large swath stretching from Iowa farmland to the California coast.

Drought on the Plains & Midwest
Few in the region are left untouched by this year’s drought, with extreme dryness and moderate drought resonating across much of the Northern Plains and into the Midwest. Most of the worst of the drought is confined to the southern Plains, primarily Texas and Oklahoma.