El suministro hídrico al área metropolitana de Los Ángeles, California (EEUU)

  • Miguel Borja Bernabé-Crespo Universidad de Murcia
  • Hugo Loáiciga University of California, Santa Barbara
Palabras clave: abastecimiento de agua, trasvases, desalación, reutilización, California, Estados Unidos

Resumen

La gran presión demográfica y un clima de rasgos semiáridos hacen que la disponibilidad de agua en el sur de California sea reducida. Diversos trasvases se han realizado con el objetivo de abastecer de agua a la aglomeración urbana de Los Ángeles. Recientemente, nuevas técnicas de desalación y reciclaje de aguas residuales son tomadas en consideración. El artículo realiza un recorrido histórico del suministro de agua a esta región y presenta un resumen de la situación actual.

Biografía del autor/a

Miguel Borja Bernabé-Crespo, Universidad de Murcia

Becario FPU (MECD). Departamento de Geografía. Facultad de Letras. Universidad de Murcia. C/Santo Cristo, 1 30001 Murcia

Hugo Loáiciga, University of California, Santa Barbara

Professor at Department of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, USA.

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Publicado
2019-06-14