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Subject:  Re: OT: Global Water shortage. Date:  4/16/2013  10:29 PM
Author:  JeanDavid Number:  200988 of 212909

The question doesn't really apply, because any H2O taken from the sea gets back into the sea pretty quickly, through runoff or sewage.

Sure, but each time the water gets back into the sea, it carries with it fertilizer, pesticides, medications, road salt that may have been mined and not just evaporated from ocean water, and so on. Look at the Gulf of Mexico even before BP ruined it. Huge dead zones due to agricultural runoff.
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