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The Huntington Beach Desalination Facility is a 100% carbon-neutral, cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to provide safe and reliable water.
Online Public Hearing
Support the Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Plant
First, thank you very much for your past support of the Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Plant. On Friday, April 23, 2021, the Regional Water Board will resume their hearing and will likely vote whether to approve the project. The board is likely to limit public comments to addressing two main topics - project mitigation and environmental justice. It is extremely important that your voice is heard. Download a printer-friendly pdf flyer.
Join Us for a tour of the Carlsbad Desal Plant
Each day, the Carlsbad Desal Plant delivers 50 million gallons of fresh, desalinated water to San Diego County serving nearly 400,000 people. Poseidon is in the final permitting stages of a second seawater desalination plant in Orange County. Poseidon will be hosting a tour of the Carlsbad Desalination Plant on December 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Please RSVP if you would like to attend. Please plan on wearing long pants and closed-toed shoes. You must also have a state-issued ID, such as a California Driver’s License. Hard hats and vests will be provided. Please respond at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (949) 294-8269 with your full name. Download a printer-friendly pdf flyer.
Take a quick tour of our sister-plant in Carlsbad, CA.
Racial justice requires equitable access to reliable drinking water
3/11/2021 | Op-ed Orange County Register
Editorial - Newsom right to boost Huntington Beach desalination facility
3/9/2021 | Orange County Register
Editorial - HB Desal Facility Deserves a Permit
8/5/2020 | Orange County Register
Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board Staff Recommends Approval of Permit for Huntington Beach
7/22/2020 | PR Newswire
Gage: Setting the Record Straight on Seawater Desalination
10/8/2019 | Op-ed Voice of Orange County
Poseidon prevails in desalination lawsuit
1/9/2019 | Orange County Register
It’s time to provide Californians with a reliable, resilient water supply
2/5/19 | Barbara Boxer - Orange County Register
Seawater Desalination: Water Independence for Orange County
5/31/2018 | Op-ed Orange County Register
Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board Releases Revised Permit for Huntington Beach Desalination Project
2/12/21 | News Release
U.S. EPA to Provide $585 million for Climate-Resilient Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Plant
10/22/2019 | Press Release
Poseidon Water Vice President Scott Maloni Responds to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order
5/1/2019 | Press Statement
Research Findings Reveal 84% of Orange County Voters Support a Desalination Plant in Huntington Beach
4/30/2019 | Press Release
Orange County Water District Approves Water Purchase Agreement Term Sheet with Poseidon Water
7/19/2018 | Press Release
"Orange County has an opportunity to play a leadership role by planning for its future. While the fresh water facility is not the sole answer to Southern California water needs, it should definitely be included especially given the current state of California's levee system."
~ Lucy Dunn, President and CEO, Orange County Business Council