General Water Issues
A sustainable water supply matters to us all. LandWatch has engaged in a variety of water-related topics that don’t fit within our usual categories. This section is a catch all for those outside the typical water topics.
LandWatch Position:Varies by Topic
Project Status: Varies by Topic
Liberty Power Desal Project
LandWatch raises concerns about a Canada-based company proposing a desalination plant in Moss Landing which would drill for water into the 180/400 foot deep well aquifer. Concerns include potentially high-water rates, climate and environmental issues, and over-capitalization. (08.06.21)
LandWatch Comments on Proposed County Code Modification (517K PDF file)
With regard to Referral 30 Desalination Amendment to County Code 10.72, LandWatch Monterey County opposes any effort to amend County Code Section 10.27 to allow or encourage the privatization of desalination projects. (07.26.21)