Chevron pumps vital secondary commodity: water

Chevron pumps vital secondary commodity: water

Bakersfield Californian | May 04, 2014 | by Lois Henry

In Kern County oil and water do mix, in a way. I’m talking about a program in which “produced” water from a long-time oil field is cleaned up and shipped to the Cawelo Water District where it’s used to grow almonds and pistachios. It’s a great way to handle excess water from oil production and helps out agriculture, particularly in years like this. A true win-win for Kern’s two main economic engines.

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