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OC Water District Board Meeting
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: April 5, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Location: 18700 Ward St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
R4RD Board Meeing
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: April 12, 2017 - 8:00 pm
OC Water District Board Meeting
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: April 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Location: 18700 Ward St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
OC Water District Board Meeting
Starts: 5:30 pm
Ends: May 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Location: 18700 Ward St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA
R4RD Board Meeing
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: May 10, 2017 - 8:00 pm

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    Daily Titan Article

  • Kyle Bender from CSUF’s Daily Titan interviewed R4RD and CoastKeeper members.
    Find the article here.

  • Trump With Bad Info

  • ABC 7’s shines light on the misinformation provided to the Trump Administration.
    Video

  • Regs Vs Contributions

  • Bettina Boxall of the LA Times has the following article.  Main Points:
    * Poseidon has spent more than $1.6 million on lobbying and campaign contributions
    * Susan McCabe is Poseidon’s lobbyist
    * Poseidon legal counsel, has Governor Brown’s sister, Kathleen, on staff

Outside OCWD

    Future of Desal in CA

  • Interesting Article by Tony Davis.

    The future of coastal desalination in California could be determined by the decision on permits for a plant in Huntington Beach

  • The Ocean Isn’t the Answer in California

  • Justin Fox posted an article on Bloomberg View about why desal does not make sense.

    Whenever there’s a drought in California, a seemingly obvious source of new water supply beckons. The state abuts a giant ocean. Why not just take the salt out of some of that seawater? It’s the high-tech, forward-looking thing to do, right? It’s also the really expensive thing to do.

    Read more here.

  • New Stanford Report: Desal Location is Key

  • New Report from Stanford highlights the imports that the location of a desalination plant is critical for its overall success.  Key among these are:

    1. Easy access to renewable engine
    2. Ability to use subsurface intake
    3. Availability of other water supplies

    Article can be found here.