EPS has a long history of working on water issues related to marine ecosystems, coastal pollution, riparian ecosystems, wetlands restoration, and seawater desalination. EPS was retained by Poseidon Water (Poseidon) to assist in permitting a proposed 50 million gallon a day (MGD) desalination facility in Huntington Beach, CA.
Desalination. Desalination work included diverse third-party coalition building supporting development of all forms of new local water for Orange County including conservation, wastewater recharge and recycling, stormwater capture and desalination; desalination White Paper development, media and environmental organization representation.
Ocean Protection. Ocean protection work included developing and executing strategies to stop: offshore oil development on both U.S. coasts, oil development in Pacific Palisades, California; ocean dumping; non point pollution, along with fisheries restoration and development of double-hulled oil tankers.
Surface Water. Surface water work included campaigning for the restoration of the Rio Grande Watershed in New Mexico, and working with New Mexico Native American Tribes to preserve Prior and Paramount Water Rights.
Wetlands. Wetlands work included assisting in the establishment of both the Bolsa Chica and Ballona Wetlands in Southern California.