Safe. Carbon-neutral. Reliable.
Welcome to Orange County's drought-proof water future.
The Huntington Beach Desalination Facility is a 100% carbon-neutral, cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to provide safe and reliable water.
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Support the Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Plant
First, thank you very much for your past support of the Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Plant. The California Coastal Commission will hold its hearing to consider the final permit the Huntington Beach Desalination Plant needs to begin construction. The exact date of the hearing is yet to be determined. Click here to be notified of the details.
Send A Letter to the Commission!
Help the Huntington Beach Desalination Facility move forward by sending a letter directly to the California Coastal Commission using our direct portal link below:
Poseidon and OCPA Sign MOU to Power HB Desal Plant with 100% Renewable Energy
Take a quick virtual tour of our sister-plant in Carlsbad, CA.
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. Due to COVID-19, tours of the Carlsbad Desalination Plant have been temporarily suspended.
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, Former President and CEO, Orange County Business Council