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California's Water Shortage Could Be Boon to Desalinization Plant

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California is not only facing a budget shortfall, but it is also facing a severe water shortage, with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declaring a state of emergency.

The governor is urging a 20-percent reduction in water usage.

In the meantime, a new water desalination plant in Carlsbad hopes to take advantage of the biggest water resource we have: the Pacific Ocean.

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