Amanda Little

Vanderbilt University

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Journalist and writer in residence at Vanderbilt University and a contributor to the New Yorker magazine

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The biggest desalination plant in the Northern Hemisphere will go on line in November — providing one tenth of the water supply for San Diego.

Will Desalination Defeat the Drought?

The biggest desalination plant in the Northern Hemisphere will go on line in November — providing one tenth of the water supply for San Diego.

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