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2008-08-31 21:00:15

Arizona's future water needs might be met by a planned desalination plant in Mexico, officials say. The Arizona Republic reported Sunday that officials are studying the idea of importing filtered ocean water from a desalination plant planned for Puerto Penasco, Mexico, 60 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border. The state could get billions of gallons a year from the Mexican plant, the report said. Some Arizona water managers say the state could team with Puerto Penasco to build a larger...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'