PBS NewsHour

Is desalination the future of drought relief in California?

Clip: Season 2015 | 9m 46s

San Diego is set to soon start supplying itself with millions of gallons a day of fresh, drinkable water, using saltwater from the Pacific Ocean, converted by a brand new desalination plant. As California's historic drought continues, the plant will likely intensify the debate over the role of desalination may play in the state's water supply. Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.

Aired: 10/30/15

Rating: NR

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