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Carlsbad Seawater Desalination Treatment Plant Reaches Major Milestone

Construction of the Carlsbad Seawater Desalination Treatment Plant reached a major milestone on June 29, 2015, when the 2,177th (final) section of the 10-mile product water pipeline was installed. The 54-inch diameter conveyance system will deliver 50 million gallons of high-quality drinking water per day to 300,000 San Diegans. The treatment plant, which is scheduled to go online in 2016, will be the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Butier Engineering, Inc. and GHD provide Owner’s Engineer services to Poseidon Water for the treatment plant and pipeline system. Kiewit Shea Desalination (KSD) is the general contractor.

Carlsbad Seawater Desalination Treatment Plant featured in CNN’s “City of Tomorrow”

Poseidon Water’s Carlsbad Seawater Desalination RO Treatment Plant is featured in CNN’s “City of Tomorrow” television and online series. Butier Engineering, Inc. is providing Owner’s Engineer and Inspection services for the $1 billion 50 MGD treatment facility and 10-mile product water pipeline. When completed, it will be the largest seawater desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere.

Please click on the link below to view the series. After watching the introduction, select “San Diego” at the bottom to view the segment on the Seawater Desalination Plant.

http://www.cnn.com/cityoftomorrow