Cokes, nukes, and droughts

With a Coca-Cola plant in Atlanta sucking up huge amounts of water and a nuclear reactor and coal power plant down the river doing the same, the southeast faces major problems because of the drought. How do you cut back? Why if the unthinkable happens and the drought becomes semi-permanent? Celcias asks this and more in a long post wondering, is the world ready to deal with global-warming induced drought?

Atlanta Water Shortage
gives you on the ground coverage.

Yet a suburban Atlanta county has no water problem. That’s because they capture storm water runoff and reclaim wastewater.

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