The drought-efficient landscape is quickly becoming a part of our environment today. Lawns and plants, foreseeing changes force us to make an adjustment in our plans. It has been just one month since California Governor Jerry Brown directed first in the state history mandatory water reductions. Californias start to realize that while we must hope for the improve we must prepare ourselves for the long-term drought and ever-increasing water bills.
Silicon Valley leaders took big gulps of filtered sewage water in hope to get new Advanced Water Purification Center in Alviso approved by the California Environmental superior Act funded by state bond money and federal funds, just last week. Southern California government is pushing towards seawater desalination plants, how much would cost a desalinated water from an ocean? While no one has a right solution yet. It will mean an increase in water costs, but for residents.
A day after the announcement of sweeping cutback in water use, this allowance set state regulators free from regional boards. Standard reporting and monitoring requirements are applied for all new and already build desalination facilities. The next step is the evaluation of the best locations and technologies to minimize the environmental risks. State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento endorsed a new permission to process for seawater desalination plans, on May 62015.
California, this plant is located in Carlsbad. The second large desalination plant is sought South of LA. Desalinated water will offer 10 percent of San Diego County water needs. in Huntington Beach. The huge desalination plan that cost the state $1 billion is ready to open in November, 2015. Will underwater pipes harm the marine life? Critics say it's exceedingly possible.