EMWD approves participation and cost share for Doheny desal project

The proposed Doheny Ocean Desalination Project will be adjacent to the San Juan Creek in Dana Point, CA. Valley News/South Coast Water District image
The South Coast Water District is pursuing the Doheny Ocean Desalination Project, and the Eastern Municipal Water District will be a participant in the funding and the tentatively the receipt of water produced. The EMWD board voted 5-0 Dec. 7 to authorize EMWD general manager Joe Mouawad or his designee to enter into a cost share agreement for the Doheny Ocean Desalination Project. Eastern’s share for the procurement and design phases will be $2,580,000, and the board action also appropriated that amount. The South Coast Water District provides water to Dana Point, Laguna Beach, and parts of San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano (part of San Diego County including the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and San Onofre State Beach as well as part of Camp Pendleton became part of the So
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