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MONTEREY, Calif. -- California American Water will operate
the planned Sand City desalination plant, which is designed to ease
the amount of water taken from the Carmel River.
The Monterey Peninsula Water Management District board voted 5-2
to approve a 15-year lease agreement giving control of the desalting
plant to Cal Am.
The plant will draw from brackish water in the Seaside aquifer to
produce 300 acre-feet of clean water a year. It means Cal Am won't
have to pump as much water from the Carmel River and the Seaside
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