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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-02-09 12:35 PM
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113. "benefiting no one" = keeping salt water from destroying delta farmland, sustaining species
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  -Who is stealing California's water? ensho  Nov-01-09 10:18 AM   #0 
  - The "farmers"...  CanSocDem   Nov-01-09 10:27 AM   #1 
  - lol - but do you agree trouble is coming?  ensho   Nov-01-09 10:28 AM   #3 
  - Indeed.  CanSocDem   Nov-01-09 10:42 AM   #7 
  - Lettuce isn't even in the top 4 of water sucking crops  XemaSab   Nov-01-09 12:55 PM   #58 
     - You're right.  CanSocDem   Nov-01-09 04:33 PM   #73 
     - Rice on the other hand....  depakid   Nov-02-09 01:21 AM   #108 
  - I think it's Noah Cross. n/t  Ian David   Nov-01-09 10:27 AM   #2 
  - Funny how the thieves are wondering who is "stealing" from them  MadHound   Nov-01-09 10:32 AM   #4 
  - LOL beat me to it  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 10:33 AM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-09 12:24 PM   #51 
  - Regional chauvinism is ugly, and hardly progressive.  Flaneur   Nov-01-09 12:56 PM   #59 
  - i didn't settle in a dry area  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 06:58 PM   #84 
  - you're in f***** Kansas lecturing me?  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 07:01 PM   #85 
  - WHAT'S THAT?! I CAN'T HEAR YOU OVER THE HOWLING WINDS OF THE DUST BOWL OF 1935-1940...!!  DRoseDARs   Nov-01-09 08:02 PM   #88 
  - Cool, I'll be sure to remember that  comrade snarky   Nov-01-09 08:57 PM   #89 
  - Wow!  Le Taz Hot   Nov-02-09 05:14 AM   #111 
  - Do you know what you are talking about?  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 10:42 AM   #8 
  - ++1  underseasurveyor   Nov-01-09 10:47 AM   #12 
  - At least we fly over country folks are smart enough to live in a place where we have rivers  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 10:47 AM   #13 
  - And sometimes those rivers are above your houses  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 10:52 AM   #20 
  - Most people in floodplains can't get federal flood insurance  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 10:55 AM   #22 
     - North of you?  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 10:58 AM   #26 
        - Last time I checked the Dakotas weren't in the Midwest or in Canada  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 12:54 PM   #57 
           - A midwest geography lesson for you  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 01:16 PM   #64 
              - I live in the midwest  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 03:55 PM   #71 
  - Guess I shouldn't feel too bad  underseasurveyor   Nov-01-09 11:45 AM   #44 
  - You're right, there are no rivers in California  XemaSab   Nov-01-09 12:59 PM   #61 
  - Factual info re: CA's water resources is readily available. For ex:  Garbo 2004   Nov-01-09 05:00 PM   #76 
  - Wasn't Kansas part of the dustbowl? (nt)  Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin   Nov-01-09 06:52 PM   #82 
  - then why do you need subsidies?  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 07:04 PM   #86 
  - Isn't that nice  blue_onyx   Nov-01-09 11:01 AM   #27 
  - They reap what they sow  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 11:04 AM   #31 
  - So you throw around more unjustified attacks?  blue_onyx   Nov-01-09 11:13 AM   #35 
  - Telling the truth is an unjustified attack?  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 12:56 PM   #60 
     - you are telling falsehoods  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 09:26 PM   #92 
  - Most of us didn't "choose" to live in California --we were born here  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 09:24 PM   #90 
     - You may want to re-read my comment  blue_onyx   Nov-01-09 10:22 PM   #100 
        - then reread my comment  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 10:53 PM   #101 
           - Seriously?  blue_onyx   Nov-01-09 11:03 PM   #102 
  - Not just an attack.  Enthusiast   Nov-01-09 11:33 AM   #40 
  - Nore does it run into California.  Thothmes   Nov-01-09 07:12 PM   #87 
     - That's true if you ignore than 100 miles it runs through California  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 09:27 PM   #93 
        - The Colorado River does not run "throught" California  Thothmes   Nov-02-09 05:10 AM   #110 
           - it goes through California, half that river is in California  CreekDog   Nov-02-09 08:21 AM   #112 
  - The Colorado river does not nor was it ever intended to supply water to the Midwest,  amandabeech   Nov-01-09 12:53 PM   #56 
  - Water supplies will get tighter  Warpy   Nov-01-09 10:39 AM   #6 
  - Yo! Water problems are happening across the US.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-01-09 11:01 AM   #29 
  - No shit  Warpy   Nov-01-09 12:30 PM   #52 
  - They're also fighting over the Chatahoochie River  GoCubsGo   Nov-01-09 01:41 PM   #68 
  - delete  Xithras   Nov-01-09 11:26 AM   #37 
  - California's runoff comes from the Sierras  KamaAina   Nov-01-09 11:37 AM   #42 
  - Um, the Colorado originates in the Rockies  Warpy   Nov-01-09 12:18 PM   #48 
     - It's mostly the San Diego area that does  KamaAina   Nov-01-09 04:51 PM   #74 
     - Yes, California gets water from the Colorado, which runs through California  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 09:29 PM   #94 
  - i think we (CAlifornians) get most of our water from the colorado river.  robinlynne   Nov-01-09 12:46 PM   #55 
  - California's water system delivers 40,000,000 acre-feet a year  XemaSab   Nov-01-09 03:04 PM   #70 
  - No, most of the state's water comes from CA and specifically, NorCal. nt  Garbo 2004   Nov-01-09 04:54 PM   #75 
  - Wrong. Most of our water does not come from the Colorado  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 09:30 PM   #95 
  - Ohh, time for Nuclear Power & Desalination Plants!  shintao   Nov-01-09 09:46 PM   #97 
  - One thing this thread has taught me ....  Trajan   Nov-01-09 10:45 AM   #9 
  - just the opposite....  mike_c   Nov-01-09 10:49 AM   #15 
  - No it's not about hating California  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 10:50 AM   #17 
     - And I just called out your hypocrisy  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 10:55 AM   #21 
     - And you are wrong  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-01-09 10:56 AM   #23 
     - You're wrong!  itsrobert   Nov-01-09 10:57 AM   #24 
     - The feds have been in charge of California's water for at least 80 years  XemaSab   Nov-01-09 01:10 PM   #63 
     - yes, about calling out hypocrisy of some schmoe from Kansas  CreekDog   Nov-01-09 09:31 PM   #96 
  - pot, meet kettle....  mike_c   Nov-01-09 10:45 AM   #10 
  - They better find out, and  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-01-09 10:46 AM   #11 
  - very interesting, thanks  ensho   Nov-01-09 10:49 AM   #16 
  - Interesting article, thanks  XemaSab   Nov-01-09 01:08 PM   #62 
  - Cool post!!  shintao   Nov-01-09 09:55 PM   #98 
  - California's government makes PA's government look responsible  AllentownJake   Nov-01-09 10:48 AM   #14 
  - who owns Pa. water? is it as complicated as Calif.?  ensho   Nov-01-09 10:52 AM   #19 
     - The Northeast doesn't have as many dry areas  AllentownJake   Nov-01-09 11:03 AM   #30 
  - Hey, the clouds dropped it on my land this past summer  pipi_k   Nov-01-09 10:50 AM   #18 
  - LOL  underseasurveyor   Nov-01-09 12:09 PM   #47 
  - There is virtually unlimited water in CA  Statistical   Nov-01-09 10:58 AM   #25 
  - won't ten years be too late?  ensho   Nov-01-09 11:01 AM   #28 
  - About 10 years ago....  CanSocDem   Nov-01-09 11:06 AM   #32 
  - Why were all the bottles labled with "Labatts" and "Molsens"?  TankLV   Nov-01-09 12:32 PM   #53 
     - No.  CanSocDem   Nov-01-09 04:27 PM   #72 
  - No because I think it will take a true crisis before anything changes.  Statistical   Nov-01-09 11:09 AM   #34 
  - The plants also create other problems.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-01-09 11:08 AM   #33 
  - Some people here sure like bashing California...  hayu_lol   Nov-01-09 11:21 AM   #36 
     - I wasn't trying to bash CA.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-01-09 11:29 AM   #39 
        - Grits, I wasn't pointing anyone out...  hayu_lol   Nov-01-09 11:40 AM   #43 
           - For the last few years many more people have left CA  Bluenorthwest   Nov-01-09 12:22 PM   #49 
           - Kansas doesn't have huge amounts of water.  amandabeech   Nov-01-09 01:32 PM   #65 
  - Only if you use non-carbon forms of energy to run the desal. plants  NickB79   Nov-01-09 06:42 PM   #79 
  - Groundwater will not, and cannot, be regulated.  Xithras   Nov-01-09 11:29 AM   #38 
  - It can be regulated.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-01-09 11:34 AM   #41 
     - Perhaps for the larger wells...  Xithras   Nov-01-09 11:45 AM   #45 
  - Dr. Gleick is bringing this up at the right time, there are going to be changes one way or the other  bridgit   Nov-01-09 11:59 AM   #46 
  - K & R--and for those who don't care because it's CA, WATER is the next big thing  Nikki Stone1   Nov-01-09 12:22 PM   #50 
  - And I was always told by Northern Californians that it was the Southern  Cleita   Nov-01-09 12:36 PM   #54 
  - How much is enough??  shintao   Nov-01-09 10:05 PM   #99 
     - Most of the water you get is flowing from the Sierras.  Cleita   Nov-02-09 12:47 AM   #104 
  - Sitting here in the rust belt surrounded by fresh water  cmd   Nov-01-09 01:33 PM   #66 
  - You are very kind  underseasurveyor   Nov-01-09 01:38 PM   #67 
  - The Great Lakes area has its own problems.  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-01-09 02:25 PM   #69 
  - Yes!  ellie   Nov-01-09 05:08 PM   #77 
     - The Maumee has the largest watershed by area  Mendocino   Nov-01-09 09:25 PM   #91 
  - Psst. There's an Ocean of water there. Literally.  boppers   Nov-01-09 05:23 PM   #78 
  - Psst. It's salt water.  KamaAina   Nov-01-09 06:48 PM   #80 
     - Whhaaa. De-salination is HARD!  boppers   Nov-02-09 01:12 AM   #107 
  - Let me see if I've got this straight. Ahh-nuld threatened to veto every single legislative bill  KamaAina   Nov-01-09 06:50 PM   #81 
  - Southern Californians!  LeftyMom   Nov-01-09 06:58 PM   #83 
  - A lot of that water from the Sierras is diverted south, true.  Cleita   Nov-02-09 12:52 AM   #106 
     - "benefiting no one" = keeping salt water from destroying delta farmland, sustaining species  LeftyMom   Nov-02-09 12:35 PM   #113 
        - The environment is irrelevant, donchaknow.  Xithras   Nov-02-09 12:42 PM   #114 
  - Same people that are stealing from the Great Lakes, I suspect.  glinda   Nov-01-09 11:05 PM   #103 
  - on a related note...  shanti   Nov-02-09 12:52 AM   #105 
  - Colorado, of course!  elleng   Nov-02-09 01:39 AM   #109 
 

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