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2008-07-30 06:00:34

By Wesley Young, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 30--With water flow in the Yadkin River approaching low levels not seen since the 2002 drought, the City-County Utilities Division is asking residents, businesses and institutions to voluntarily conserve water until further notice. The Yadkin River supplies 80 percent of Forsyth County's water. Ron Hargrove, the deputy director of the utilities division, said that the river's flow in July has averaged 553 cubic feet a second -- one-third...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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