Salton Sea Authority backs restoration and renewable energy development initiative - Imperial Valley Press Online: Local News

Salton Sea Authority backs restoration and renewable energy development initiative

Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013 12:25 am

PALM DESERT — The Salton Sea Authority approved a resolution of support for the Salton Sea Restoration and Renewable Energy Initiative on Thursday.

“As we move forward on the restoration and the renewable initiative, it’s going to become very important that that we all get on the same page,” said Jim Hanks, Imperial Irrigation District director and Salton Sea Authority president.

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  • John Mackey posted at 6:09 pm on Fri, Dec 20, 2013.

    John Mackey Posts: 46

    A Canal Is Out Of The Question, But A Siphon Would Work; A Desalination Plant In the Valley ( financed by geothermal and/or solar energy ) would be needed to supply 100,000 acre-feet per year to keep the sea from shrinking.

     
  • Donald Ferguson posted at 5:30 pm on Fri, Dec 20, 2013.

    1artyguy Posts: 39


    Let me see if I got this straight: The IID director is also the SSA President and the diminishing Salton Sea has nothing to do with the QSA. Yet the water will still be sold to San Diego with the aid of the MWD (They have the pipes). Hmmm.

    “As we move forward on the restoration and the renewable initiative, it’s going to become very important that that we all get on the same page,” said Jim Hanks, Imperial Irrigation District director and Salton Sea Authority president.

     

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