Online Resources on Desalination
California Desal Facts
In the wake of the recent drought, Wall Street corporate interests are pushing seawater desalination and the privatization of our water supply as the solution to California’s water woes.
California Panel Unanimously Quashes Desalination Plant
“I cannot find a way to say this kind of harm to marine life is acceptable,” Commissioner Dayna Bochco said during the heated meeting.
Plan for controversial Huntington Beach desalination plant rejected
Many residents and environmental groups have voiced their opposition to the Poseidon Water desalination plant for years.
The impact assessment of desalination plant discharges
Desalination plant discharges increased heavy metal concentrations in the outfall area.
Desalination, With a Grain of Salt: A California Perspective
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the history, benefits, and risks of ocean desalination.
Here's Why Desalination Won't Help Drought-Stricken California
Turning sea water into drinking water is expensive and can’t supply the state’s inland agricultural sector…
Drought boon or boondoggle?
Among the many complex arguments over water in California, one particularly heated debate centers on whether the state should seek more…
Reasons to oppose ocean desalination
It costs too much, It is energy intensive, Desalinated water is not optimal for human consumption…