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Second Crew begins work at Carlsbad desalination plant amid COVID-19 pandemic

 

Last updated 4/13/2020 at 3:04pm



CARLSBAD (CNS) - A 10-person crew is in the midst of a three-week shelter-in-place shift at the Claude "Bud'' Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, relieving an initial crew that self-quarantined on site for three weeks to continue producing clean drinking water for county residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Starting March 19, the first crew of 10 "mission-critical employees'' was stationed at the plant to continue operations, working two 12-hour shifts each day and sleeping in RVs in the plant parking lot, according to Poseidon Water, which manages the plant. Food and other supplies were d...



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