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Thirsty Cotton

How much water does it take to produce one cotton t-shirt? 400 gallons. Driving north in the Central valley of California we passed cotton field after cotton field. The giant bales of cotton were stacked alongside each of the fields. Each bale can produce about 750 cotton shirts, so doing the math, each bale takes [...]

Taxpayers Group Backs Desalination Plan

Taxpayers Group Back Desalination Plan-San Diego Union Tribune Tuesday November 20, 2012 The San Diego County Taxpayers Association has it right when they endorsed the $987 million project by Poseidon Resources. We are finally seeing those in power positions understanding San Diego needs “an insurance policy against uncertain water supplies”. Surfrider Foundation and the Coast [...]

What Water Crisis? Bed bugs to bed sheets!

How to save 240,000,000 gallons per day! There once was a prince very concerned about bed bugs who ruled Peaceful Valley. He did not like bed bugs so much he decreed that only new sheets for all the beds in Peaceful Valley be used once and then thrown away. The problem was there became what [...]

Water Independence or Socio-Economic Disaster?

Front page article in the San Diego Union Tribune November 15, 2012, “Suit Could Threaten Supply” Once again a judge has his thumb on the jugular vein supplying water to San Diego. Here is an idea. Instead of a judge and 25 attorneys attempting to band aid San Diego’s water supply, how about an elected public [...]