A worker in this 2015 file photo climbs among some of the 2,000 pressure vessels used to convert seawater into fresh water through reverse osmosis in the desalination plant in Carlsbad. The developers of that plant have been awaiting approval for a second plant in Huntington Beach for nearly 20 years.
A worker in this 2015 file photo climbs among some of the 2,000 pressure vessels used to convert seawater into fresh water through reverse osmosis in the desalination plant in Carlsbad. The developers of that plant have been awaiting approval for a second plant in Huntington Beach for nearly 20 years. Gregory Bull Associated Press
A worker in this 2015 file photo climbs among some of the 2,000 pressure vessels used to convert seawater into fresh water through reverse osmosis in the desalination plant in Carlsbad. The developers of that plant have been awaiting approval for a second plant in Huntington Beach for nearly 20 years. Gregory Bull Associated Press

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Dithering must end in California’s too-long desalination debate

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