Water use up with sizzling, record-threatening temperatures across St. Louis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mike Beckman spends his days on the golf greens. "It's brutal," Beckman said. He's not talking about his putting. Beckman is superintendent at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course in Alton, which has doubled its daily water use during the heat wave to keep greens and fairways from withering in triple-digit heat. In more pleasant weather, he said, the course runs its irrigation systems three or four times weekly. "We're at it seven days a week," Beckman said. "We lose a quarter-inch of moisture......

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