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Energy Production Uses Lots of Water

Electricity Production Uses Lots of Water

"Thermoelectric power" means power generated by burning [fossil] fuels to boil water to produce steam that drives turbines to produce electricity. This routes immediately available surface and ground water into the atmosphere. [My understanding 2006-04-24]

webRenee LewisAl Jazeera2014-07-29
webCalifornia Energy Commission2005-11-01