Why Californians Will Soon Be Drinking Water from Mexico's Ocean

The desalination of seawater is becoming an inevitability. Californians will soon be drinking Mexico's ocean water.

Yesterday, the Department of the Interior released a pretty scary report about the impacts of climate change on water in the Southwest. The report (PDF), which "represents the first consistent and coordinated assessment of risks to future water supplies across eight major Reclamation river basins," paints a frightening picture of an already arid region that undergoing a long, painful desertification.

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