SailNet Community - View Single Post - Low Water
Thread: Low Water
View Single Post
post #13 of Old 02-07-2013
Senior Member
MikeOReilly's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Wherever I am
Posts: 2,327
Thanks: 196
Thanked 107 Times in 97 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Re: Low Water

Originally Posted by sony2000 View Post
I would like to see a study on how much more water over the years is being sent from the Great Lakes south, to feed the farmers of the Midwest and even California.
Here's one paper which attempts to survey the existing diversions. The most significant diversion is the Chicago one, sending water to the Mississippi system. To my knowledge there are no direct diversions to places as far away as California ... at least not yet. But the pressure to do so is growing.

Why go fast, when you can go slow.
MikeOReilly is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome