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So much good material on that blog. Quoted again by the author from another article in the AJC:

Government agencies, however, have calculated that thermoelectric plants with once-through cooling use an average of 25 gallons of water to produce one kilowatt hour of power. The average Georgia household burns 1,100 kilowatt hours of electricity a month. That translates to about 27,000 gallons of water. By comparison, a family of four goes through about 9,000 gallons a month for household uses such as washing clothes, flushing toilets and showering.

Peak everything indeed.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Sun Dec 2nd, 2007 at 01:09:18 AM EST

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