Dudek’s Joe Monaco has joined the board of CalDesal, a non-profit California water industry organization that advocates for legislative and regulatory action to facilitate the use of seawater and groundwater desalination to help the state meet its water supply challenges.
Joe is an expert in environmental permitting for seawater desalination facilities located along the California coast. He served as lead environmental consultant to Poseidon Resources successful project to permit a 50-million gallon a day desalination facility at Carlsbad. The permitting process for the plant set the bar for many of the complex environmental issues facing California seawater desalination projects.
He is currently working on seawater desalination projects proposed for Huntington Beach and Santa Cruz as well as a desalination facility for West Basin Municipal Water District