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… Will these Idiots ever learn ?? [#California water resources][#cuts]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,November 14th,2016

.. it seems that the state government in Sacramento is not getting the message . They keep ordering cuts in the water usage around the state , but the water users do not comply . Good luck in making them comply , though ..

.. the one real way to get people ‘ s attention and to change their habits in water usage is to make them price sensitive to it . Right now , the price of water in the state is subsidized . Even more so , the use of water in the state of California is also subsidized . Then people wonder how and why the demand for water continues to soar , why [in a drought] , the supply is constrained . It is time to get real about this , and not to live in fantasyland …

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.. [link] to the news article ..

.. the price of water has to be allowed to float to market levels . Then and only then will people start to get the message and begin to change their habits . Provisions can be made to cover the poor and the indigent with cut – rate water , but even they can learn a lesson . Once that is done , then other tech can be made much more competitive , and that stuff , such as water desalination plants , be made to be economically competitive …


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