Vail Daily column: Cloud seeding works, but won’t solve water woes

31st January, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

In the arid West, the perpetual search for new water supplies, like the mythical search for the Holy Grail, has given rise to numerous fantastical adventures and grand schemes. Some of these have resulted in the impressive feats of engineering that have re-plumbed much of the Colorado River Basin, and some have remained fantasies, such as towing icebergs from the Arctic and building pipelines from the Great Lakes. Cloud seeding, a practice of trying to wring more moisture from the sky, has long been hard to classify in those terms. Water agencies and ski resorts have been doing it for …

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