Desalination provides a local and sustainable water supply that communities can rely on now and for decades to come, enabling California to continue meeting its growing water needs and support the fifth largest economy in the world.

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Public Policy Institute Polling Data

A PPIC survey indicates that construction of ocean water desalination plants along California's coastline is supported by nearly 80% of likely California voters.

2023 CalDesal Conference - Call for Abstracts

The CalDesal Events Planning Committee has opened the call for abstracts for our 2023 Annual Conference, and is looking forward to a strong response.

Desalination and the Southern California Oil Spill (2021)

Desalination (desal) plants can detect oil in the source water and, if oil is present, desal treatment technology removes it. Robust testing continues throughout each stage of desal water treatment to ensure high-quality, safe water.

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