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No, the costs of overhauling California's water system should be paid for by wealthy farmers and agricultural business
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I am not sure. I live in California; it needs a LOT of things during this Recession. I would like clean water but is it MORE important than Jobs or housing or medical??? I don't know. 6 years ago from a Green in Modesto, CA
State should make a concerted effort to educate all citizens in ways to use less water or do without as possible, - there is a great need for true understanding of what is happening world wide with growing populations, changing weather patterns and... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Spreckels, CA
Recent research has discovered enormous freshwater aquifers under the ocean floor off the continental shelf of nearly every state including California.
California should be at the forefront of developing these aquifers. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Santa Fe Springs, CA
We should take care of the water problem before we spend more money on a train. 6 years ago from a Republican in Piedmont, CA
CA bureaucrats should never be given access to more borrowed money for them to regulate right out of existence and left with nothing but an additional $25B Debt. 6 years ago from a Republican in Compton, CA
Overhaul system but do not borrow to do it, pay for it out current budget. 6 years ago from a Republican in Modesto, CA
I don't think anyone can really answer to the state of our water system unless they work there. They have some of the highest paid employees I know of in the public sector. 6 years ago from a Republican in Vista, CA
Unfortunately the last water bond money has been largely wasted on perks like artwork. I have little confidence in the honesty of those spending the bond money to actually fix our water system. Wish I had an answer. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pasadena, CA
80% of our water goes to Agriculture and should be examined here for excessive waste. 6 years ago from a Republican in Tustin, CA
Water should be limited, no more sweeping with a hose, no more sprinkler systems. We don't have the water we are using now. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Signal Hill, CA
Only if it will affect public health. Who is it going to be borrowed from, though?. 6 years ago from a Socialist in Whittier, CA
Yes, but only after a scientific approach that maximizes use and not a political decision is approved. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pasadena, CA
As long as they don't build the tunnels, yes. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Piedmont, CA
Find another way to pay for it that insures clean water without fluoride and other contaminates. 6 years ago from a Green in Oak View, CA
Put it to a bond measure, referendum. 6 years ago from a Republican in Signal Hill, CA
California should begin funding research and development of methods for converting sea water to drinking water. 6 years ago from a Republican in Mission Viejo, CA
Yes but much like the federal govt there is no accountability in the CA legislature so when the money doesn't go where it is supposed to, and it won't, then the price will go up and we Californians will pay more, and more. 6 years ago from a Republican in Cotati, CA
We've over borrowed. We need to change the tax base with income and sales tax. Reduce bot, , bring business back to the state which will provide the necessary funds for us to do a lot of thing we need. 6 years ago from a Republican in Pasadena, CA
YES. This is a critical issue that most people don't know about. We are one earthquake away from being disconnected from our current water distribution system. We also need more efficiency for delivery, collection, recycling treatment plants and... 6 years ago from a Green in Reseda, CA
No, eliminate all roadblocks that crop up that prevents up-grading and allow locals to upgrade the water system. 6 years ago from a Republican in Rohnert Park, CA