With most of the country experiencing drought conditions, many heads are turning to planners, scientists, and ecologists to answer a plethora of questions. Will we need to ration water? What are the implications on the wildlife that depend on fresh water flows? Will this drought end soon? These and other questions are certainly not easy to grapple with, but many agencies and municipalities are going to have to implement actions to ensure fresh water supplies meet both human and ecological needs. Read more about the drought here.