Did you know?

A current day 1000 – megawatt nuclear reactor requires 1.8 trillion liters of water a year just for cooling purposes, of which 18 billion liters is lost permanently through evaporation.

So, apart from the debate of whether nuclear reactors pose a health hazard or not, and the dangerous radioactive legacy that we would leave behind for tens of generations, isn’t the use of water also something we should think about?

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