February 20, 2014 | Vol. 117 -- No. 44

Use aircraft carriers for irrigation

The old saying, “Water- water everywhere, and not a drop to drink (or irrigate),” these days. It’s no secret that much of the nation is in drought conditions, especially in much of the food production areas such as Southern California and the southern states.

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The answer? Get the older decommissioned super aircraft carriers out of mothballs, man them with reserve naval personnel and tow them to areas where they can produce millions of gallons of water, daily.

Much of the irrigation water piping systems are already in existence and it would be a simple matter of hooking the fresh w...

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