Time to approve desalination project

San Diego Union-Tribune. By City of Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall
The city of Carlsbad, like San Diego as a region, has worked hard to build strong biotechnology research, tourism and manufacturing industries, as well as support the continuing viability of agriculture. For these important sectors to remain competitive in the future, we must create reliable, local water sources. Relying almost exclusively on imported water, as we do now, puts us at the mercy of drought and water politics. That's why the public overwhelmingly supports development of drought-proof water sources such as the Carlsbad Desalination Project. Download the full article.