Letters to the Editor: The Salton Sea will vanish as long as the sun continues to shine. The Salton Sea is now gone, but the desert remains.
—Michael M. Ruppert, Escondido, Calif.
The Salton Sea will vanish as long as the sunlight continues to shine. The Salton Sea is gone, but the desert remains. In the meantime, the City of San Diego has approved a new deal with the Kern County Water Agency. It is an absolute disgrace. It will destroy the San Diego Bay.
We have had all the water this is going to give us, the Salton Sea.
But the City of San Diego has decided that all we need is another lake that we can dump our sewage and sewage sludge to.
We are already taking in more water per mile driven than anybody in the history of the Bay. The water table is rising a foot a year, and there are no signs of it stopping, except when the winds stop.
The city is also going to give us another place to dump our sewer sludge.
It’s called the City of San Diego. It’s going to be called the City of San Diego for the next 100 years.
—Jack J. Smead, San Leandro
The San Diego sewer system is one of the best systems in the country, but the city has allowed its sewer system to fall into a state of neglect and neglect to the detriment of the public.
At least it needs a serious upgrade.
The city would be wise to stop at least one or two sewage systems within the city, so we could have better water.
—Tom Gage, Encinitas
We are the only nation that refuses to recognize that the largest city in the world cannot sustain it’s population on its current water supply.
We are building up our water table faster than it is disappearing.
We have an additional 2,700 million cubic feet of water that we are going to use during the next 50 years. This water should be put to good use.
—Robert A. Deutsch, Woodland Park
The San Diego City Council voted on Dec. 10 to approve the City’s first ever “revenue