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Potato Water

November 10, 2010Joanne RichardsonUncategorizedComments Off on Potato Water

Saw this interesting little article over on Science Buzz today and thought you all might be interested.  Seems that someone has noticed that potatoes are full of water, and all that water evaporates away when potatoes become potato chips.  I’m not sure that recapturing the water lost will solve many water supply issues, but I think it brings up an interesting point.  Water gets transported from place to place in many forms – not only with weather, with surface flow, and as groundwater, but also caught up in agricultural and manufactured products.

Are we adequately calculating where all our water is going, if we’re ignoring the potato water and the like?
Glass of potato-chip-water anyone?
Original article here at The Telegraph: Potatoes could boost water supplies

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