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NPR “Science Friday” Reports on Desalination

On September 13, 2013, National Public Radio’s (NPR) “Science Friday” show reported on desalination and the growing need for this drought-proof, high-quality, reliable water supply for the Southwest United States.  Click this link or the “play” icon below to listed to the entire program. NPR_0913...

State leaders support desalination plant

County representatives ask Coastal Commission to approve ‘critically needed’ Poseidon project in Huntington Beach. The state legislators representing Orange County unanimously asked a state water agency to approve Poseidon Water’s permit to build a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, according to a state...

New Energy Recover Technology to Save Ratepayers Millions of Dollars

After over a dozen years of legal and regulatory battles, the largest seawater desalination plant in the United States is under construction and will use a technology that recovers and re-uses energy that would otherwise go to waste. The $1 billion California project, located in Carlsbad in northern San Diego County, will employ...

South Orange County Economic Coalition Debunks Desal Myths

The myths about desalination pushed forward by Poseidon opponents are debunked in a video released by the South Orange County Economic Coalition....

Poseidon Water Launches Educational Radio Campaign

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – Poseidon Water has launched an educational radio advertising campaign to raise public awareness about its plans to create a local, drought-proof drinking water supply through ocean desalination....

Coastal Commission Deems Poseidon HB Application Complete

California Coastal Commission staff has deemed Poseidon Resources' application for a seawater desalination plant in Huntington Beach complete, clearing the way for the final hearings necessary for the plant's approval....

San Diego’s Bet on Ultimately Cheaper Desalinated Water

Click here to download the article that appeared in the Orange County Register on March 4, 2013 about San Diego’s decision to invest in reliability and local control by choosing to sign a long term water reliability agreement with Poseidon Resources to build a desalination plant in Carlsbad....

Poseidon Invites Cities to Talk Water Rates – HB Independent

Desalination plant owners release unofficial costs of buying water from them in effort to start negotiations with possible customers.  By Anthony Clark Carpio Huntington Beach Independent February 5, 2013 | 4:42 p.m. Click HERE to link to the article on the HB Independent website Negotiations between Poseidon Resources and vari...

Desal Water in High Demand

Poseidon Resources is gearing up for negotiations with Orange County water agencies interested in buying the 50 million gallons of purified ocean water its Huntington Beach Desalination Plant is expected to produce each day. Eighteen O.C. water agencies have signed nonbinding letters of intent, indicating their interest in purch...

San Diego water-purchase plan of interest to Monterey ratepayers

By DOUG WILHELM and DALE HEKHUIS Guest commentary The San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA), a public nonprofit, is considering whether to purchase about 50,000 acre-feet of desalinated water annually from Poseidon Resources, a for-profit, privately owned water development company. Poseidon would construct, operate and own th...


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