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Photo by Ron Burkett

Water usage restrictions are now voluntary, according to the drought management plan. Read more

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Courtesy of Alabama Forestry Commission

After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

At a meeting on Nov. 10, the Birmingham Water Works Board discussed the effects of the current drought and approved a rate increase of 3.9%. Read more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

City Council spent Monday morning in chambers inaugurating new city officials and appointing representatives to various committees. Read more

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Ron Burkett

Continued lack of rain as well as above-normal temperatures have exacerbated the already extreme drought conditions. Read more

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Emily Featherston

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. Read more

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Emily Featherston

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. Read more

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Emily Featherston

September and October are usually dry, but the area has had even less rainfall than normal. Read more

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