Alaskan Water for California?: The Subsea Pipeline Option

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This background paper focuses on one technological option for increasing the supply of fresh water to the Southwest-that of building a freshwater subsea pipeline to transport water from Alaska to California. Originally a suggestion by Governor Walter Hickel of Alaska, the proposal has recently attracted attention in southern California.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 1990
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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This background paper focuses on one technological option for increasing the supply of fresh water to the Southwest-that of building a freshwater subsea pipeline to transport water from Alaska to California. Originally a suggestion by Governor Walter Hickel of Alaska, the proposal has recently attracted attention in southern California.

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17 p: map; 26 cm.

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Series Title: Background paper
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9203
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 Al 1
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