Droughts, technology thrust desal to the fore

'Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.' — Samuel Coleridge, 1898, in 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner'It has taken an unprecedented series of...

January 13, 2023
4:50 PM

'Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.' — Samuel Coleridge, 1898, in 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner'It has taken an unprecedented series of multi-year droughts, conversion of thousands of California lawns to water-sparing cacti and other plants and stricter than ever water rationing in many parts of the state, but at last it's beginning to look like Samuel Coleridge's sailor may have been premature.For there's plenty of Pacific Ocean water being drunk in California today, with every indication suggesting there will be much more to come.

Misty Inglet