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Why has California not considered using cloud seeding as a way to help the drought?

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Hi Milo

Cloud seeding is only a viable method for producing precipitation in local areas, i.e, county wide.

Secondly, you need clouds to seed which have been lacking in California.

For more info, see:

http://cwcb.state.co.us/water-management/water-projects-programs/Documents/Weath

http://www.waterplan.water.ca.gov/docs/cwpu2005/vol2/v2ch14.pdf  

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