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Augmentation

Under Construction

The development of augmentation programs in the Colorado River Basin were authorized by the Colorado River Basan Project Act of 1968. Forms of augmentation can range from seeding the clouds with chemicals (geo-engineering) to towing polar iceburgs over great distances to the coastal comunities of warmer climes. Always energy intensive and exceedingly expensive, augmentation programs are a complete waste of time and a distraction from implementing simple and reasonable solutions, which include scaling down our demands from a planet that has a fixed and finite capacity to nurture life.

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DESALINATION

Note: desal quantities are usually measured in gallons per day

 




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