CA: Geothermal plants find natural steam source running outgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread
But mismanagement of the steam fields beneath
the hilly northwestern California region that
straddles the Sonoma and Lake county lines has
led to a large decline of pressure -- and a
drop of more than 50 percent in the amount of
power the plants produce.
-- spider (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 15, 2001
The story says they have learned from their mistakes and are pumping water back in to create more steam. Sounds like tey will make it a sustainable resource.
-- John Littmann (LITTMANNJOHNTL@AOL.COM), April 15, 2001.