Massive San Diego Desalination Plant Takes Major Step Forward

The San Diego County Water Authority (SCWA) has negotiated a proposed agreement with a private developer under which it will purchase at least 48,000 acre-feet of desalinated water per year for 30 years, from a Carlsbad facility.

The cost to SCWA will range from approximately $98-$128 million yearly, which includes amounts payable to the desalinated water supplier and improvement costs to SCWA’s system to integrate the new supply. More than ninety percent (90%) of the yearly costs are amounts payable to the supplier for water.

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