OCWD in the News
OCWD in the News
OCWD continues to be recognized for its leadership in the water industry. Below are a few of the recent media highlights:
- The American Membrane Technology Association printed an article in its newest quarterly newsletter titled, “Optimizing Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment Chemicals in Orange County’s Groundwater Replenishment System.” Executive Director of Operations Bill Dunivin, Director of Water Production Mehul Patel, Principal Process Specialist Tom Knoell, and Intern Raul Gonzalez contributed to writing the article.
- Chief Hydrogeologist Roy Herndon and OCWD were mentioned in a My Paper (A Singapore Press Holdings Publication) article titled “Study on S’pore’s water risks ‘wrong’” about Singapore’s water management.
- President Cathy Green was interviewed for a segment on ABC 7 titled “OC Water District considers desalination plant in Huntington Beach.”
- Director of Regulatory Affairs Jason Dadakis was quoted in the Stanford University article titled “Arsenic attaches to water that’s ‘too pure’.” It’s about the GWRS water quality studies that a Stanford research was hired to perform regarding arsenic contamination.
- OCWD and the GWRS are mentioned in the Los Angeles Times article “Unintended consequences of conserving water: leaky pipes, less revenue, bad odors.”
- The Orange County Register featured OCWD and the GWRS in its article “Orange Countyhas led the way as a model for recycling water, but here’s what’s being done to do more.”
- The GWRS is referred to and General Manager Mike Markus is quoted in the “Toilet to tap” segment of an article titled “Mist-ic showerhead and 6 other ways California copes with drought,” which can be found at RT Questions More, the Christian News Minute and other locations on the Internet.