High-Salinity Sensitivity Study: Short-and Long-Term Exposure Assessments

State Water Resources Control Board | April 12th, 2013


The West Basin Municipal Water District (WBMWD) High Salinity Sensitivity Study (HSS Study) comprehensively evaluated the potential short-term and long-term exposure effe

Hyper-Salinity Toxicity Thresholds for Nine California Ocean Plan Toxicity Test Protocols

California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) | July 1st, 2012


A growing number of coastal cities in California are exploring the potential for ocean desalination as a means to augment freshwater supplies. There are currently a numbe

Inland Empire Interceptor Appraisal Analysis

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) | September 16th, 2013


The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) is a joint powers authority comprised of five member water districts that serve the vast majority of the Santa Ana Water

Key Issues in Seawater Desalination in California: Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Pacific Institute | May 1st, 2013


Interest in seawater desalination in California is high, with 17 plants proposed along the California coast and two in Mexico. But removing the salt from seawater is an e

Management of Brine Discharges to Coastal Waters: Recommendations of a Science Advisory Panel

Southern California Coastal Water Research Project | June 6th, 2012


A panel of five experts in diverse fields related to brine disposal in the ocean was convened to advise the State Water Resources Control Board on best practices for brin

Water Quality Control Plan for the Ocean Waters of California

State Water Resources Control Board | August 4th, 2016


In furtherance of legislative policy set forth in section 13000 of Division 7 of the California Water Code (CWC) (Stats. 1969, Chap. 482) pursuant to the authority contai

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