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Exhibit 20

Simple Treatment - aligning city boundaries and rain catchment areas in Los Angeles County

Since jurisdictions, societies and cultures here come and go - replace the current land use boundaries with new ones based on rain catchment areas. The mission of the new political entities would be to capture as much rainfall in their area as possible and not export their waste with governance metrics based on global ecological footprint calculations.

For instance, replace these boundaries: ... with these boundaries:

This web report page contains a quick simple treatment of the Malaga Canyon or Cove rain catchment area (shown below).

The rain catchment area figures are from the EnviroMapper for Envirofacts/US EPA web site.