One of the world’s leaders in recycled water for agriculture use is located on the central coast and has a clear view of what the future holds. Taylor Hillman has the story.
Monterey County Regional Water Pollution Control Agency has what they believe is the biggest recycled water plant for agriculture use in the world. Principal Engineer Bob Holden says the facility supplies water to 12,000 acres of farm land now, and supplying potable water will happen within the next 5-10 years. Holden said there is some worry about a shortage of water however, with water efficiencies across the board being installed in California homes. Stay with AgNet West this week to hear about the water concerns and the documented safety of recycled water.