Diverse Coalition Supports Water Purchase Agreement from Huntington Beach Desalination Project
OC WISE calls for quick passage of term sheet for new, local, drought-proof, water Contact: Robert Sulnick email@example.com Under the terms of the draft agreement released this week, OCWD would purchase 50 million gallons of water each day from Poseidon’s planned desalination facility in Huntington Beach. The coalition – Orange County Water Independence, Sustainability and Efficiency
With California trudging into its fourth dry year, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday announced $1.1 billion in emergency funding for flood protection and drought relief.
The vast majority of the money – all but about $30 million – was already included in Brown’s January budget proposal, and the measure is similar to a bill package lawmakers approved last year. Click Here to read the full story.
OC WISE has named Dr. Allan Bernstein, its innaugural Chairman. Bernstein is a respected member of the Orange County community and serves as a Tustin City Councilman as well as the Chairman of the Association of California Cities – Orange County Water Committee. The OC WISE Executive Director, Bob Sulnick, previously served as the Executive Director of the non-profit American Oceans Campaign (AOC), which he co-founded with actor and environmentalist Ted Danson. OC WISE is mad