Saturday, October 16, 2010
Understanding the Crucial Connection Between Water and Energy – Water Matters - State of the Planet: "However, the amount of energy that goes to water use varies considerably from region to region. In California, for example, moving, cleaning and heating water around accounts for a 19 percent of the state’s electricity consumption and 30 percent of its natural gas. Southern California in particular pumps substantial amounts of water from great distances to meet local water demand."
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