In This Series:
How Many Gallons to Power That Microwave?
"Water and electricity don't mix!" As wise as that admonition is from a safety perspective, here's the twist: Not only do they mix, but here in California we wouldn't have one without the other. Here's why.
And that's not all ...
Illustration by Andy Warner
Written by Molly Samuel and Lauren Sommer. Research by Don Clyde and Lisa Pickoff-White.