Project Updates

Making Significant Progress on Test Well

The desalination slant test well in Marina is making significant progress. View the video update on the slant test well on YouTube.

You can also read more about the test well progress in our latest email.

-- February 25, 2015

 


Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Progress Report - Fourth Quarter 2014

 

Read the latest information on the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project in the Q4 2014 Progress Report Newsletter.

There are updates on the test wells, project progress, research grants, budget, timeline and more.

-- January 31, 2015


Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Progress Report - Third Quarter 2014

 

Read the latest information on the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project in the Q3 2014 Progress Report Newsletter.

There are updates on the test wells, desalination plant, engineering study, groundwater replenishment, budget, timeline and more. 

-- October 31, 2014 


California American Water Awarded $1 Million State Grant for Desalination Test Well

 

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. (September 16, 2014) – California American Water’s desalination test well project has been selected to receive a $1 million Proposition 50 grant by the California Department of Water Resources. The grant will help pay for the installation of an approximately $4 million slant test well, which is intended to prove the viability of beach wells as feed-water for the company’s Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project. Read more.

-- September 16, 2014

 

Working to Solve Monterey's Water Shortage

The Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP) is California American Water’s solution to the region’s ongoing water supply crisis. The project includes a desalination facility and additional aquifer storage capacity. Combined with ongoing conservation efforts, the MPWSP will ensure a reliable, long-term water supply for our community.

Countdown to 12/31/16

December 31st, 2016, is the deadline issued by the California state water board to reduce pumping from the Carmel River by 70%.