Desalting plant history

2010-04-30T23:15:00Z Desalting plant history Arizona Daily Star
April 30, 2010 11:15 pm

• Approved by Congress in 1974.

• Finished in 1992.

• Then ran for nine months until flood damage shut it down.

• Left idle for years after it was repaired because the Colorado River had plenty of water for a long time.

• Had a 90-day trial run in 2007 at 10 percent of capacity.

• A yearlong trial starts Monday.

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