As one of the most ambitious water recycling programs in the nation, the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Program seeks to treat 83 million gallons per day to produce high-quality drinking water through the design and construction of new advanced water purification, pumping, and conveyance facilities, as well as upgrades to existing facilities.
Five regional water agencies within the Santa Ana River Watershed joined in an innovative collaboration to develop and implement a watershed-wide “large water supply” solution. Dudek Engineers facilitated brainstorming and, with agency staffs, led the development of the Santa Ana River Conservation and Conjunctive Use Program (SARCCUP), in addition to grant application preparation and designing
The largest seawater desalination facility in the United States produces up to 50 million gallons daily of potable water, supplying 10% of San Diego County’s water. The plant ensures a locally controlled, drought-proof, high-quality supply of water for about 400,000 people.