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Montecito In Closed Door Talks With Santa Barbara About Possible Reopening Of Shuttered Desalination Plant

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 7:51am


Montecito is holding closed door talks with the City of Santa Barbara over the possible reopening of a desalination plan built more than two decades ago which was never used.

Around the time the plant was completed, heavy rainfall negated the need for the plant, but the current drought is prompting a new look at revitalizing the shuttered facility.

KCLU’s John Palminteri reports Montecito Water District officials are scrambling to deal with an acute water shortage.

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