Salt Water

Chula Vista Desalination Plant

Southern California Desalination Plant to Double Production

In September of 2015, work began on an expansion of the Richard Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility in Chula Vista, California. The expansion, funded by $42 million in grants, is projected to double the facility’s output from 5 million gallons a day to 10 million by 2017. Once operational, the facility will provide water to 30 […]

Controversial California Desalination Plant Going Online

During a historic drought, hearing that a desalination plant in the heart of California is about to convert 56 million gallons of seawater into drinkable tap water each day seems too good to be true, and perhaps it is. The Poseidon Desalination Plant in Carlsbad aims to supply the San Diego area with potable drinking […]

Pelican for Parents: Explaining Why Oceans Are Salty to Your Kids

As they explore their surroundings and discover the breathtaking scope of the world, children begin asking a number of questions that can challenge their parents. While some ask about the color of the sky or the origins of their siblings, others are fascinated by geological questions centering on the nature of water. Oceans, Lakes and […]

South Carolina readies plan to curb saltwater contamination

South Carolina is having a salt problem with their water. This issue is due to rapid population growth in the area and an aquifer that is not able to sustain that level of water pumping. The result is salt water getting pulled into the well and causing a problem for drinking water. According to BlufftonToday.com: […]

Differences between a salt-free and salt water softener

What are the differences between the Pelican NaturSoft Salt-Free Water Softener/Conditioner and a traditional salt-based water softener ? Pelican NaturSoft Salt-Free Water Softener/Conditioner Principle: The Pelican NaturSoft Salt-Free Water Softener/Conditioner causes a physical change to the minerals. The minerals are breaking apart from the water molecules and bond together. Operating on principles of polarity, the […]