Is the Huntington Beach City Council aware of some of the changes Poseidon Resources is proposing for its proposed Huntington Beach desalination facility? The City has already granted many of the entitlements Poseidon would need for its project. But apparently Poseidon may need new agreements with the City. Read More
theLog has an article on the current state of desal in OC. Read it here.
According to Orange County Water district’s John Kennedy, $577,000 has been spent on the Poseidon project by the OCWD this past 3 years. Of that amount, $370,000 was spent “in house”, and the remainder, $207,000 was spent “out house” on consultants.
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 Report from Stanford highlights the imports that the location of a desalination plant is critical for its overall success. Key among these are:
Article can be found here.
A new report shows strategies developed and mistakes made during Australia’s decade-long millennium drought provide a powerful resource for California, as the state enters its fifth year of severe drought. The report can be found here.