Poseidon proposes wetlands project in San Diego Bay

San Diego Union-Tribune. Written by Deborah Sullivan Brennan
In Carlsbad, Poseidon Resources wants to filter salt from seawater to serve a thirsty county. And in San Diego Bay, the company plans to submerge 66 acres of dry scrub to create a saltwater marsh. By restoring wetland in an area once covered by farms and salt flats, Poseidon aims to compensate for marine life harmed by its proposed desalination plant. That facility would take in 100 million gallons of seawater per day, use reverse osmosis to generate 50 million gallons of highly purified drinking water and then discharge the leftover water back into the Agua Hedionda lagoon. Download the full article.