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Salton Sea - Mexican Re-fill


Last updated 3/24/2016 at 8:12am

Filling the Salton Sea with imported water from Mexico is not a new idea. The proposal has been around in one form or another since the 1970s. While the idea has a track record of inspiring excitement, support hasn’t translated to funding.

Previous studies – including by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the Salton Sea Authority – deemed it too costly to pull off.

But according to a recent report in the Desert Sun, the tides have changed.

To read the full article explaining the initiative and entrepreneurial gusto shown by members of the larger community to save this lonely body of water, goto

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