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California drought: Water for oil production, not people [zerohedge]

April 3, 2015

CA isn’t much of an oil state, but still — considering there’s too much oil and not enough water, this seems a bit foolish…

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-04-03/californians-outraged-oil-producers-frackers-excluded-emergency-water-restrictions

interesting thing from the comments/peanut gallery (not fact-checked!)

  • 13 litres of water of a tomato
  • 25 litres of water for a potato
  • 35 litres of water of a cup of tea
  • 70 litres of water for an apple
  • 75 litres of water for a glass of beer
  • 120 litres of water for a glass of wine
  • 140 litres of water for a  cup of coffee
  • 170 litres of water of a glass of orange juice
  • 184 litres of water for a bag of potato crisps
  • 200 litres of water for a glass of milk
  • 2400 litres of water for a hamburger
  • 16000 litres of water is needed to produce one kilogram of beef
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