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Adding solar panels over waterways could help make a big change toward sustainability.   With approximately 4,000 miles (6,437 km) of canals transporting water throughout California, the state has plenty of real estate on which to build solar panel infrastructure, a report by Popular Science explains. It turns out that fitting panels above the waterways using suspension cables also provides a surprisingly powerful benefit for the canals themselves. Researchers from the University of California Merced and University of California Santa Cruz used simulations to assess the economic viability of building a "solar canal" network in the state by utilizing one of the world's largest...

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