Rotary District 5340: San Diego, California

Speaker: Pure Water San Diego

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April 13, 2016 5:30 pm - April 13, 2016 7:30 pm
Crowne Plaza
Address: Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley, Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA, United States
Please join us at 5:30pm at the Islands Lounge for some fellowship before club business begins at 6pm. This presentation will discuss Pure Water San Diego, the City’s phased, multi-year program to provide a safe, reliable and drought-proof drinking water supply for San Diego. Proven water purification technology will be used to produce one-third of San Diego’s drinking water supply locally by 2035, with an initial facility expected to come online in 2021. Attendees will learn about San Diego’s water supply challenges, the multi-barrier treatment process, and the plan for building full-scale water purification facilities. Visit www.purewatersd.org for more information.

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