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Desalination is the process of removing salts from salt water to produce fresh water adequate for drinking. The City of Corpus Christi, historically reliant on surface water supplies alone, is strategically poised and is acting to take advantage of available salt water resources.

To further explore desalination, the City of Corpus Christi and the San Patricio Municipal Water District have jointly submitted a pre-application to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) for funding from the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) program. If this pre-application is approved by TWBD, then a full application for funding would need to be prepared and submitted this summer.  Learn More »