Carlsbad desalination plant
|Carlsbad desalination plant|
|Location||Encina Power Station, Carlsbad, California|
|Estimated output||50 million US gallons (190,000 m3) per day|
Carlsbad desalination plant is a desalination plant under construction in Carlsbad, California. Producing 50 million gallons per day and will provide 7% of the potable water needs for the San Diego region. The project, headed by Poseidon Resources, will be adjacent to and north of the Encina Power Station and will share its intake and outflow system. It is scheduled to be completed in 2016.
Main engineering companies are GHD Group and US-based Butier Engineering Inc. IDE Americas Inc., a subsidiary of Israel-based IDE Technologies Ltd., is designing the plant. IDE Technologies is jointly owned by Delek Group and Israel Chemicals. The total cost is expected to reach near $1 billion, and is expected to produce 50 million US gallons (190,000 m3) of water a day, or 0.07 cubic km a year.
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