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North County Issues & Actions:

Coastal Water Project

The State Water Resources Control Board issued a Cease and Desist Order requiring California American Water Company (CalAm) to find alternatives sources for water, instead of taking it from the Carmel River or Carmel Valley Aquifer with no legal right to that water. This order spurred agencies to develop a plan to balance the region’s water needs with a long standing water supply deficit.

LandWatch Position: Opposes the Project

Project Status: Abandoned


Quick Facts

Project Status

Project Location Map

This map shows the proposed and existing regional project facilities.


Full size Image (728K PDF file)

Credit: CalAm Coastal Water Project, Final Environmental Impact Report (October 2009)

Resources At Risk

LandWatch Involvement

LandWatch engages in the public process in a variety of ways. For this project, here is a list of our engagement strategies.

Partner Involvement

Sometimes our partners engage as well and we capture their input into the process. For this project, below are the relevant items.


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