How to solve the growing fresh water-shortage crisis.

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    I can name that tune in one note.
    ~Desalination~

    In southern California and the drought-stricken desert SW, for example we need to have at least 2 or 3 sea water desalination plants asap because the main source Lake Mead cannot do it alone much longer. Possibly share the cost with Mexico in the Gulf of California and then others on the Pacific coast, running on renewable energy and operating environment-friendly by hauling off the salt and so on.








     
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    Nuclear powered desalination.....if you're serious about it.
     
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    From what I know, that sounds like it might be a pretty good idea.
     
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    Fukushima comes to mind when I hear nuclear and ocean in the same sentence. A plant could run off a conventional grid , solar, wind, tidal or any combination of them.
     
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    i think its still pricey(the actual process ) ...if the California state government will be involved its gonna get pricey to build:20:

    i know japan and the Saudis use em ...ah crap i think japan
     
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    Make it federal - FDR style. This country will be in big trouble without some of California's resources, considering Silicon Valley, the agriculture, all that good weed they grow....
     
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    No reason to have the reactor on the shore.
    Or the backup generators on the ground floor.
     
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    Then let enough terrorists sneak over the border and blow them all up. Nevertheless, it is a viable option.
    And stopping this would be a step in the right direction:

    Apr 10, 2018 - “Between 2005 and 2016, Nestlé has taken over 4 billion gallons of our water for pennies and sold it back to us for huge profits...
    The permit cost them $200.00.
    Nestle Makes Millions in Profits Bottling Water Pumped from Disenfranchised Communities - Validated Independent News


    We have lost our minds. While WE should be profiting off of our water, ( if we want to sell it instead of preserving it) we are instead paying top dollar for it. OUR OWN WATER.
    Our dwindling water supply
    Our Uranium mines
    What else should we let global help themselves to?
     
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    Out of the 60 we already have, how many have been blown up so far?

    Oh, right, none, so you can stop with the ridiculous hysterics
     
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    And ruin the ocean view of rich Leftards? You crazy?
     

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