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JOBS TO BUILD A WATER PIPELINE FOR DROUGHTS AND FLOODS AND SAVE BILLIONS IN CROPS, LIVESTOCK, PROPERTY!

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Building and maintaining such a pipeline would provide long term jobs for thousand of people, save millions in livestock, crop and property loss, not to mention human suffering.

The state climatologist for Texas says the record drought of 2011 could be only the beginning of a dry spell that could last until 2020. What if this drought affects the entire Southwest and Western US?

There is an urgent need to conduct water from states suffering flooding from too much rain or snow melt to provide water to states suffering drought causing losses of entire farms, crops, and farm animals and to provide jobs to build these pipelines.

We could develop a network of interstate high-volume water pipe-lines, so water could be transmitted from areas that have too much (recently the Northeast) to areas of drought. They could be installed with relatively little disruption by flowing the right-of-ways of various Interstate Highways and/or rail lines.

Since water is non-toxic, occasional small leaks would not damage the environment. To install the system would create much-needed jobs in the US. The system could be built gradually over years to spread out the cost and job-supply. Pipe-line flow could be reversed if climate changes dictate.

Building and maintaining this pipeline would provide long term jobs for thousand of people, save millions in livestock, crop and property loss, not to mention human suffering.
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Feb 19th, 2015
Someone from La Mesa, CA signed.
Feb 18th, 2015
Someone from Saint Petersburg, FL writes:
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I call this a flood water pipeline letter. Here it is 2015 and no one has calmed the Mississippi's flood plain. Plus the flood pipeline would of relieved California's drought put more water in areas that need water like Lake Mead.
Feb 16th, 2015
Someone from Blythe, CA signed.
Feb 16th, 2015
Someone from Clovis, CA signed.
Feb 15th, 2015
Someone from Neptune, NJ signed.
Feb 15th, 2015
Someone from Greentown, IN signed.
Feb 15th, 2015
Someone from Yucaipa, CA signed.
Feb 14th, 2015
Someone from Costa Mesa, CA signed.
Feb 13th, 2015
Someone from Mansfield, MA writes:
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If we can build pipelines for oil, why not water. The North/Northeast has more than enough to supply at least a sustainable amount to families in the West.
Feb 12th, 2015
Someone from Dallas, TX writes:
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I completely agree with William T. from Sandy, UT. I've been asking myself this question for years as New England gets record snowfall and doesn't have space to store the snow until it melts. And also the flooding in the Midwest that could be minimized if excess rainwater were syphoned off . We don't need KXL, build this water pipeline instead.
Feb 11th, 2015
Someone from Forest Park, GA signed.
Feb 10th, 2015
Someone from North Las Vegas, NV signed.
Feb 8th, 2015
Someone from Chandler, AZ signed.
Feb 7th, 2015
Someone from Shingle Springs, CA writes:
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We, in CA, are getting Millions and Billions of dollars of money sent to us from the Federal Government, but almost none makes it to the actual farmers since there is no water and you cannot water fields with money and good intentions (there are billboards that farmers have placed up and down 99 and 5 with those comments. My hope is that people in higher power (Legislative and Executive branches) can begin planning a long term solution to the water crisis that pops up on a regular basis. The truth is that water is always around it is just not where we want it when we want it there and there is a suggested solution out there that is getting little to no attention.
Feb 3rd, 2015
Someone from Lindenhurst, NY signed.
Feb 2nd, 2015
Someone from North Las Vegas, NV signed.
Feb 2nd, 2015
Someone from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA signed.
Jan 25th, 2015
Someone from Herkimer, NY writes:
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This kind of project can save save animal, human and plant life, delivering clean water from areas of abundance to areas of need. It can save drought impacted areas for years to come.
Jan 22nd, 2015
Someone from Williamsport, PA signed.
Jan 17th, 2015
Someone from Cairo, NY signed.
Jan 13th, 2015
Someone from Bakersfield, CA writes:
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Im so glad to hear that there are still people around this world wbo are still willing to help each other. I hope I am able to help,
Jan 9th, 2015
Someone from Sandy, UT writes:
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This is exactly what I think our nation with a changing climate needs more than a Keystone XL pipeline. We can live without oil (sure it'd be rough), but we can't live without water. And maintenance would offer permanent jobs here in the states. California would love to have some of the excess water from the New England region I'm sure. A network would allow the flows to be reversed if needed too. This could be the greatest public help, public works project ever.
Jan 4th, 2015
Someone from Granbury, TX signed.
Jan 4th, 2015
Someone from Granbury, TX writes:
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I don't understand why a interstate water way has not been done a long time ago
Jan 3rd, 2015
Someone from Los Angeles, CA signed.
Dec 11th, 2014
Someone from Oklahoma City, OK signed.
Nov 24th, 2014
Someone from Acushnet, MA signed.
Nov 22nd, 2014
Someone from West Chester, PA signed.
Nov 21st, 2014
Someone from Jupiter, FL writes:
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I've had this same idea for many years. I also understand that it isn't as simple as laying pipe along the interstate highway system. But, the engineering issues to me seem to be something that can be overcome. I say forget the Keystone pipeline. Water is the commodity that we need to be able to ration for the future.
Nov 20th, 2014
Someone from Brooklyn, NY signed.
Nov 19th, 2014
Someone from Allston, MA signed.
Nov 18th, 2014
Someone from Kiefer, OK signed.
Nov 18th, 2014
Someone from Los Altos, CA signed.
Oct 31st, 2014
Someone from Dublin, OH signed.
Oct 28th, 2014
Someone from Simi Valley, CA writes:
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I see that I'm not the only one that thinks this is an excellent idea. If oil can be done then so can water. We need jobs, water, food, and all this would be provided with a web of water pipelines. So just do it!
Oct 24th, 2014
Someone from Sun Prairie, WI signed.
Oct 19th, 2014
Someone from Tybee Island, GA signed.
Oct 4th, 2014
Someone from Sunnyvale, CA signed.
Sep 21st, 2014
Someone from Altadena, CA writes:
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This idea has been on my mind for awhile and I think it is prevention-focused and brilliant. Large flooding drainage projects, like the Big Tunnell in Chicago, could be access points. It needs studying by environmental scientists first to make sure we do not create additional problems with this solution.
Sep 21st, 2014
Someone from West Chicago, IL writes:
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Please considered this common sense solution to multiple serious issues.
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