Poseidon Water (“Poseidon”) would like to congratulate Dr. Michelle Newcomer and Dr. Yiwei Cheng on receiving a Laboratory Directed Research and Development grant to support their algal bloom research. Dr. Newcomer is a Research Scientist in the Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (“LBNL”) and a member of the Watershed Function SFA 2.0 Team at LBNL. Her Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Cheng, is also a Research Scientist at LBNL involved in high performance modeling of environmental and energy systems.
WATER YEAR 2018 WAS THE SECOND-DRIEST ON RECORD IN SAN DIEGO SINCE 1850, with a paltry 3.3inches of rain at the city’s official weather station. The scant total highlights the significance of the San Diegoregion’s multi-billion-dollar investments in water supply reliability to sustain 3.3 million people and the region’s$220 billion economy — investments that include the nation’s largest seawater desalination plant. Situated adjacent to a lagoon in northern San Diego County, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant marked the third anniversary of commercial operations in December 2018. Download the full article.
Project partners Poseidon Water and the San Diego County Water Authority gathered at the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant to celebrate the delivery of 40 billion gallons of drought-resilient drinking water to San Diego County during three years of commercial operations at the plant. “This pioneering project continues to be a shining example of innovation and a vital resource for the San Diego region,” said Poseidon Water CEO Carlos Riva. Read the full article.
Representatives from San Diego County and Poseidon Water held a celebration Thursday for the Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant producing its 40 billionth gallon of drinking water. See the full article.
Representatives from San Diego County and Poseidon Water held a celebration on Thursday for the Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant producing its 40 billionth gallon of drinking water. The celebration also correlated with the third anniversary of the plant opening. The Carlsbad plant produces more than 50 million gallons of desalinated water each day and is the largest and most technologically advanced desalination plant in the U.S., according to the county. See the full article.
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