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#1 There's a great big puddle west of LA how much would it cost to start tapping into that? I've heard that nanotech is coming up with some much better ways at de-salinization.
If they want to live in a desert, what do they expect?
Posted by AlanC 2009-02-26 16:19||
#2 If those costs are right, then Nevada is suffering from a serious water pricing error. It sounds like their residential water costs are *lower* than what the utilities charge up here in rainy, green, wet central Pennsylvania. That's absolutely nuts. No wonder they're sucking their reservoirs dry!
#8 #2, Mitch H; I suspect the expenses of the utilities in Pennsylvania are higher. Except perhaps in California, LV or Phoenix itself the wages in the West would be considered poverty level in much of the East. And ed is correct as well. However since the Feds control so much of Western lands they were required to chip in for lands that were locked out from being tax providing private land similar to the East.
Posted by tipover 2009-02-26 21:13||
#9 Sorry Glenmore, I wasn't trying to be misleading. Obviously plenty of water evaporates.
Posted by Penguin 2009-02-26 22:06||