Pipeline Overview

The Carlsbad Desalination conveyance pipeline is a 10-mile, 54-inch water delivery pipeline travels eastward from the seawater desalination plant through Carlsbad, Vista and San Marcos to the San Diego County Water Authority’s Second Aqueduct connection facility in San Marcos. Construction on the desalination plant began in late 2012, while construction on the pipeline began in spring 2013. Pipeline installation was completed June 2015.

To keep the public informed, construction and restoration updates will be posted regularly to this website as well as to Facebook and Twitter.

·         For information on construction and restoration activities in Carlsbad, click here.

·         For information on construction and restoration activities in Vista, click here.

·         For information on construction and restoration activities in San Marcos, click here