RMWD announces Water Purchase Agreement
Last updated 8/3/2007 at Noon
FALLBROOK — Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) recently announced that its board of directors unanimously approved a Water Purchase Agreement with Poseidon Resources Corporation. Under the agreement, Poseidon will provide the district with 7,500 acre-feet per year of water from its Carlsbad desalination plant, representing 23 percent of the district’s total annual need of 32,000 acre-feet per year (AFY).
Poseidon is building a 50-million-gallon-per-day (56,000 acre-feet annually) desalination plant at the site of the Encina Power Station in Carlsbad. The proposed $300 million proj...