What is it?
The District was watching and evaluating a potential desalination project in Moss Landing that a private company, DeepWater Desal LLC, is developing that would sell desalinated water to local agencies to purchase.
What are the current activities?
- The District is not actively considering this project at this time; there has not been any new development with this project.
- On December 4, 2018 - An update on Deep Water Desal Costs (as well as water transfers and Pure Water Soquel) was presented to the Board. Staff Memo,Staff Presentation, and Brown and Caldwell Presentation
The Environmental Impact Report is scheduled to be released in 2017.
- In May 2015, the District entered into a Memorandum of Interest with DeepWater Desal to express the District's interest in purchasing 1,500 acre-feet per year of desalinated water. The MOI is a non-binding and does not obligate the District to make a financial commitment at this time.