Drought, and the increasingly strict controls placed on reclaimed water discharge, have local officials thinking outside the tank.
The directors of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District—working as a joint powers authority—agreed Aug. 1 to investigate the possibility of building an advanced water treatment plant that would turn reclaimed sewer water into drinking water.
The plant would cost an estimated $95 million to build at an undetermined location.
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