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San Diego’s water plight attracts attention of Korean press

Posted by George J Janczyn on March 22, 2010

The Korea Times today published an opinion that has bearing on San Diego’s Indirect Potable Reuse Study (for purified reclaimed drinking water). In a brief review of Robert Glennon’s book “Unquenchable: America’s water crisis and what to do about it” the opinion refers to

“…the plight of San Diego, a city that has debated for almost two decades the use of the “toilet-to-tap” water as an alternative source of replenishing the reservoirs for its drinking supply. No matter how cogently the local water authorities, academics and private business experts all argue that it is safe, affordable and necessary, that the reverse osmosis procedure will re-purify the water to be tastelessly clean, the “yuck factor” apparently requires a lot more flushing out.

But San Diegans may have to seriously consider the reuse water…”

Click here to read the entire opinion.


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