The Landscape of Drought

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October 18, 2007, Wake County, NC.. The former lake bottom, now exposed to sun and air, is cracking apart as it dries.. Images from Falls Lake, the main water source for Wake County, NC, which includes the capitol city of Raleigh.. As the seriousness of the drought in the southeastern US continues to grow, Wake County has instigated mandatory water restrictions to help sustain their shrinking water supply.