California Lawmakers Seek to Introduce a Desalination Project

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California’s drought severity is at an all-time high and local lawmakers are continually seeking new ways to help alleviate this problem. Recently, the California government proposed the idea of building desalination plants, which would take water from the Pacific Ocean and convert it into drinking water. This purified water would then be distributed throughout the state. Since its introduction, the project has been under much debate.

Here’s why:

Pros: It would help improve the drought, increasing available water usage for residents and businesses. It’s a last resort in solving the drought – but becoming increasingly necessary as current conditions worsen.

Cons: The process is expensive and time consuming. The cost to build a desalination plant could be up to a billion dollars, therefore leading to a surge in water prices for homeowners.

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