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November 2022 Drought-stricken CA increasingly turning to desalination of ocean water

November 2022 Controversial Monterey Bay desalination plant approved

November 2022 CA Coastal Commission Approves Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project!

November 2022 California Coastal Commission to weigh Monterey desal project this week

November 2022 Could the ocean slake California's thirst?

October 2022 Joint effort to build desal facility could help fight drought

October 2022 Drought-stricken California approves desalination plant

October 2022 California Coastal Commission OKs desalination plant in O.C.

October 2022 Orange County desal plant approved months after Huntington Beach denial

October 2022 California pivots on desalination plants- CalMatters

September 2022 California Drought: How desalination could help the water crisis

September 2022 California Coastal Commission sets date for Cal Am desalination hearing

August 2022 Newsom pushes desalination as  California dries out

August 2022 Desalination plant construction underway in Antioch as drought worsens

August 2022 Public Policy Institute Polling Data

August 2022 In dry California, salty water creeps into key waterways

August 2022 Saltwater toilets, desperate wildlife: Water-starved Catalina Island battles against drought

July 2022 After $100 million Huntington Beach denial, what's the future of desalination in California?

June 2022 Newly opened Menifee desalination facility will provide water for 15,000 residents

June 2022 Desalination can now be owned and operated by private entities in Monterey County

May 2022 As Bay Area faces prolonged drought, recycling and desalination are the only two real options

May 2022 Desalination project should be approved by California Coastal Commission, Gov. Gavin Newsom says

April 2022 Desalination Turns Ocean Water Into Drinking Water — So Why Hasn't It Solved Droughts?

April 2022 Carlsbad Desalination Plant Shields Region From Megadrought

March 2022 IS DESALINATION THE ANSWER TO CALIFORNIA'S DROUGHT? HERE'S WHAT EXPERTS SAY

March 2022 STEAM: Making Ocean Water Drinkable

March 2022 Build the Sites Reservoir in Sacramento Valley. Redouble efforts to irrigate all landscaping with recycled, purple-pipe water.

March 2022 Doheny desalination plant easily wins first state approval – Orange County Register

February 2022 Poseidon vows 100% clean energy for desalination plant in Huntington Beach – Orange County Register

February 2022 Erratic weather requires new water policy approach

January 2022 Reclamation invests $1.6 million in nine technologies that focus on improving water desalination and treatment

January 2022 Here is the first step to a sustainable water policy

January 2022 Poseidon Water announces application for coastal development permit completed

December 2021 December 17 letter co-signed by Senators Feinstein and Padilla, outlining California priorities for allocation of federal infrastructure funds

November 2021 Article by Brandon Pho in Voice of Orange County, "Proposed Ballot Measure Could Save Controversial HB Desal Plant Proposal if State Regulators Deny It"

October 2021 Water Infrastructure Funding Act of 2022 Op-Ed Here is a plan to create more water for California - CalMatters

October 2021 Editorial in Orange County Register and Daily Breeze SoCal’s water planning offers lesson for state – Daily Breeze 

October 2021 Jim Wunderman, Bay Area Council CEO Cal Matters Op-Ed California should create more water – much more - CalMatters

August 2021 by Deborah Brennan in the San Diego Tribune and LA Times, “San Diego’s Water Desalination Effort Could Get Boost in Federal Funding”

July 2021 Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) poll showing 68% of CA registered voters support building seawater desalination plants to address the effects of climate change

July 2021 story in Reuters by Daniel Trotta, “Desalination advances in California despite opponents pushing for alternatives”

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2023 CalDesal Conference Registration Open!

February 16-17 2023, Sacramento, CA

2023 CalDesal Conference Call for Abstracts

The CalDesal Events Planning Committee has opened the call for abstracts for our 2023 Annual Conference.

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