Website opened for Monterey desalination project

The desalination plant for the Monterey Bay Regional Desalination Project will start construction in the second quarter of 2013, if the newly opened website for the project is to be believed.

The public can now monitor information about the project online at

The site provides detailed information about the need for the project, the regional water situation, the various parts of the project, a timeline for implementation and a cost schedule. It also includes the various permitting documents and details about public forums and contact details.

The regional desalination project partners are California American Water, Marina Coast Water District and Monterey County Water Resources Agency.