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OK, so there's going to be a water shortage and a drought this summer. The solution.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Feek, 27 Mar 2006.

  1. Feek


    Joined: 16 Oct 2002

    Posts: 231,410

    Location: In the radio shack

    It's all over the press at the moment that there's likely to be a drought and a big water shortage this summer, in fact the local BBC wireless station were talking about it for the whole of the breakfast show.

    I have the solution. It's a simple one.

    Take two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen.


    Result: Water.

    There we go, sorted. No more issues, why has nobody else thought of this?

  2. taliesyn


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,141

    Location: North Wales

    I take it you mean drought Mr. Feek :D

    [edit] I see I was correct. You've obviously got draught bitter on the brain :p [/edit]
    Last edited: 27 Mar 2006
  3. eXor


    Joined: 13 Nov 2002

    Posts: 3,585

    Nice ninja edit on the thread title ;) Too bad, I was going to have some fun :p
  4. Downsy


    Joined: 5 Mar 2004

    Posts: 489

    Location: Aylesbury

    Cool, you might want to email This Guy. I'm sure he'd be very interested :D You may get a reward!
  5. Borris


    Joined: 25 Oct 2002

    Posts: 30,410

    I suppose I may as well be the one to point out the flaw in this otherwise faultless plan.

    Where would the hydrogen and oxygen come from?
  6. Malenko


    Joined: 4 Jun 2004

    Posts: 954

    Location: Leeds

    A draught beer Summer sounds good to me sir
  7. [email protected]


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 3,074

    Location: MK

    googled it, could not find anything, so i guess you cant do it!
  8. Iraklis F.C.


    Joined: 16 Nov 2003

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    Location: Thessaloniki

    it amazes me that a country receiving alot of rain on average than the rest of the europe faces a drought.
  9. FincH


    Joined: 24 Oct 2003

    Posts: 3,193

    Location: Club Skalva™

    Hydrogen is everywhere chap, lots of Oxygen around too.

    Cars produce about 1 gallon of water for every gallon of fuel used...use cars more I say :D
  10. taliesyn


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,141

    Location: North Wales

    Us Welshies have got plenty of 'shop soiled' water up here in the mountains. We'll gladly sell you some :D
  11. Exentia


    Joined: 27 Sep 2004

    Posts: 5,630

    Location: Bristol

    been watching brainiac?
  12. KaHn


    Joined: 13 Oct 2004

    Posts: 13,177

    Location: South Shields

    We have never had a drought up here, we seem to be living off kielder resivoir tho, which suits me fine :D

  13. Dj_Jestar


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 29,069

    Location: Back in East London

    Not to mention we are a bloomin Island! You never hear of Dubai having as many problems with water as we do!
  14. kaiowas


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

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    Location: Castle Anthrax


    There's going to be a bit of a shortage in the south east/london area therefore the media will treat it as some sort of national disaster on a scale never seen before.
  15. daz


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 24,014

    Location: Bucks

    The hydrogen we use for fuel cells etc is released by the process of electrolysis of water.

    It's easier just to use a desalinization plant on sea water and pump it to where it's needed than to seperate hydrogen from whatever it may be attached to and re-attach it to oxygen.
    Last edited: 27 Mar 2006
  16. eXor


    Joined: 13 Nov 2002

    Posts: 3,585

    If it stops them bleating about a global warming apocalypse, then great.
  17. da_mic_1530


    Joined: 31 Oct 2005

    Posts: 8,579

    Location: Leeds

    make a big tank in ya garden, fill it with water, live off that in summer?
  18. LordSplodge


    Joined: 28 Nov 2004

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    Location: 9th Inner Circle

    Or just pump water from "up North" wher it does nawt but rain on t'garden and give it t'soft 'un down 'tsouth.

    Or build salt-water convertors...after all it doesn't rain much in Lanzarote does it? They seem to do OK.
  19. MR_Punk


    Joined: 23 Mar 2004

    Posts: 7,949

    Location: Up t'north

    mountains out of molehills yet again by zi press!

  20. Luseac


    Joined: 23 Jun 2005

    Posts: 3,751

    Location: York

    Problem is that more and more people are being born/immigrating yet no more reservoirs are being built.