Water_we_doing_@_UCSD_4.22.2011

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4/25/11 1 Worth Reading: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/04/w April 2010 National Geographic “California’s Pipe Dream” See also movie “Chinatown”. “When The Rivers Run Dry” 2006 Fred Pearce
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Water we doing? Bank Robbery! Where does your water originate? How much does it cost? Sacto Hilton Hotel! What happens to it when you finish with it ? What happened to Lake Tulare?^*#
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Colorado River Delta Destroyed!
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MWD “The Pursuit of Balance” Free @ 800-388-0005 SF Bay Delta levees and system “Suboptimized”
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MWD, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Water provider since 1928 • CA Pumps 1.4 trillion gallons/yr from CRA : How about a 1 cent/gallon water levee????? <½ annual regional demand 26 Member Agencies 18 million residents 5,200 square miles David Gaines beat LA over Mono Lake but not Owens Lake!
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What impact might Global Warming have on San Diego’s water supply? Less snow More water “demand” Carbon dioxide released in moving & treating water Less water availability FLOODS!
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SDCWA, water you doing? Colorado River salinity levels are much higher than supplies from the State Water Project, so water is blended at Lake Skinner to make it
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