Category Water

Desalination is not a cure-all for water woes

Some countries, like Israel and Saudi Arabia, rely heavily on desalination for water. However, for California, it isn’t a panacea. It’s expensive, uses copious amounts of electricity (and many forms of creating electricity require using large amounts of water, hmm)…

El Nino so far has not produced enough rain

California snowpack is at 83% of normal, an improvement over recent years to be sure, but not a drought buster yet. March may be rainy in California. Let’s hope so. But even that probably won’t result in more than normal…