This tumultuous year has proven the essential nature of nonpartisan local news. Every day we bring you news critical to staying informed and active in the community. Join us with a tax-deductible donation.

Paul Cook, general manager for the Irvine Ranch Water District and Brian Lochrie, a spokesman for Poseidon, which is proposing a desal plant in Huntington Beach, both talk about the pros and cons for taxpayers and residents about desalinated water.

Episode 1: Paul Cook, general manager for the Irvine Ranch Water District talks about why the proposed deal for a private company, Poseidon, to make desalinated water in Huntington Beach makes no sense for public agencies or ratepayers.


Episode 2: Brian Lochrie, a spokesman for Poseidon, a private sector company that has invested millions to develop a water desalination plant in Huntington Beach, talks about why it makes sense for public agencies and rate payers to invest in alternatives like desal.

Join the conversation: In lieu of comments, we encourage readers to engage with us across a variety of mediums. Join our Facebook discussion. Message us via our website or staff page. Send us a secure tip. Share your thoughts in a community opinion piece.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.