Posts Tagged ‘aqueduct’:

2021-11-29 Water Pipe From Eastern To Western US

https://ktla.com/news/california/why-cant-we-just-move-water-to-solve-a-drought/amp/ This article is about building an aqueduct from the Eastern to the Western US where the drought is very bad. The experts say it’s impractical and would cost too much – a trillion dollars or more. An alternative would be to build desalination plants along the coast and pipe the pure water inland to

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2021-04-27 Put Solar Panels On California’s Canals

This article is about research on putting solar panels over the aqueducts that bring water to So. California. https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/solar-panels-cover-water-canals/ Good idea. There is one issue: getting the power from the solar panels to where it can be used. If there are transmission lines next to the canal then that would be the place to start.

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