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Bay Area water agencies form joint powers authority

Original post made on Oct 22, 2021

Taking a 'critical step' toward becoming a regional water source, Bay Area jurisdictions overseeing the future expansion of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir filed the necessary agreements to form a joint powers authority (JPA) this month.

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Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 22, 2021 at 6:43 am

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Household Water Depends on Excess Power

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It seems to me there will be a bifurcation of battery applications between critical and subcritical.

The critical applications will tend towards national defense, public health, and environmental. Subcritical will tend to everything else.

The bifurcation will assign to critical, the most reliable energy sources and assign to subcritical, everything else.

Which side of the bifurcation does abundant dependable year-round clean water production in densely urbanized areas land on? Battery/Solar primary source or Other Energies as primary source?

Intuitively the industries effected will reply, this is not a “what comes first, the chicken or the egg” discussion. I sense our prime national interests will jell around “reliability and availability.” These seem like imperatives if we seek preservation of a constitutional republic, freedom, and abundance.

Non-weapons grade Thorium happens to be abundant in nearly every country. It has to be mined, but its half life is only 300 years and it can also be reprocessed and reused in the same walk-away safe, Molten Salt small modular reactors (SMR’s)

Using gravity and nature as the fail safe, when the big earthquake breaks everything we avoid Fukushima events, as salt cools below 500 degrees centigrade, it solidifies in place, thus shutting down the SMR-reactor. Sandia Labs reported in its PR Video that it’s building a thorium reactor now. So far no further video details have been released.

These SMR reactors are scalable from 1.5 kw to 1-billion megawatts on a 5 to 100 acre sites. So you can produce SMR energy on 100 acres that takes 100,000 acres of industrial solar panels and/or windmills and battery vaults.

Once we reach 24/7/365 disbursed SMR reliability, we can indulge ourselves in beautifying earth taking her back to nature. We then have excess reliable energy to purify and recycle water systems in multiple applications.

Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 24, 2021 at 8:07 am

Rich Buckley is a registered user.


Clean up the narrative to match the science and weather. In one of the most important contributions the Atmospheric Science Department of LLNL could make, i.e., the distinction: Are we in global warming or global cooling?

Unfortunately their science narrative is out of sync with what we are experiencing.

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This new emerging group of Atmospheric Scientists is composed of a highly respected subgroup of thought leaders in Atmospheric Science. Suddenly the old generation is precipitating downwards out of vogue and leaving a new group of highly respected thought leaders as beacons of the emerging reality. The reality of our weather is beginning to match with those atmospheric scientific papers that conclude we are going into a steeper earth cooling as ocean currents are slowed at the poles due to fresh water melting and then refreezing. What was heresy before that would get your career sidetracked, is becoming the new science.

Fresh water floats on Salt water forming natural density layers that are slow to remix into just salt water. The freezing temperature of fresh water is higher than salt water, meaning it will freeze sooner. After the quick melting of ice at the north pole we are being followed with even greater matter of environmental concern that refreezing of the surface floating fresh water is triggering a deeper ice age as a greater mass of fresh water ice returns over larger artic ocean surface area than before, and stops and/or slows ocean currents. Once the ocean currents are disrupted, slowed, or even stopped, the ice age cycle dramatically deepens through a cascading chain reaction of diminished water flow momentum. And with it, out go the old atmospheric science dogmas. LLNL atmospheric scientists have been under its past leadership, grouped under the old atmospheric scientist dogmas.... see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.... and that's no longer working.

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Oct 24, 2021 at 9:52 am

Michael Austin is a registered user.

The chicken was first.
Evolution created the egg!

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