The new Carlsbad plant that transforms seawater into drinking water is getting national attention. That’s not all: Poseidon Resources, the company behind the desalination plant, wants to expand and build in places like Huntington Beach.
Recently, a company official was challenged at an Orange County water meeting about the fact that San Diego County has too much water and will actually need to re-treat some after dumping it in a reservoir. “Despite some comments you heard tonight about water not being used or not being needed, that is not the case,” the official said.
San Diego Fact Check, our truth-seeking operation, took a look at this claim. The verdict: It’s misleading.
Debate Zinger: From Trump U to Trump Here?
If you watched last night’s wild GOP debate, you heard Senator Marco Rubio go after Donald Trump over his “fake university” where students supposedly payed $36,000 to stand next to a cardboard cut-out of you-know-who.