As Drought Shrinks the Colorado River, a SoCal Giant Seeks Help From River Partners to Fortify Its Local Supply

Momentum is building for a unique interstate deal that aims to transform wastewater from Southern California homes and business into relief for the stressed Colorado River. The collaborative effort to add resiliency to a river suffering from overuse, drought and climate change is being shaped across state lines by some of the West’s largest water agencies.

Oceanside Holding Ribbon Cutting for First Operating Potable Water Reuse Project in San Diego County

Tuesday is a big day for San Diego County as a first-of-its-kind project that will change how we get our drinking water will open.

Pure Water Oceanside will be the first operating potable water reuse project in San Diego County. Pure Water Oceanside will purify recycled water to provide a local water supply that is clean, safe and drought-proof.

The plant will recycle the water using state-of-the-art purification technology that replicates and accelerates nature’s natural recycling process.