Andrew Kingman, Executive Vice President, Development, Poseidon Water.

On April 22, Brown Rudnick hosted "Turning Brine Into Wine: Is De-salinization the Cure to California's Thirst? " in Orange County, California. The event was the second in Brown Rudnick's Business Innovator Series, which provides clients across the globe with the news, information and legal insights vital to their company’s growth and operations in today’s competitive landscape.

The event featured Andrew Kingman, the Executive Vice President, Development, of Poseidon Water.

In its 4th year of extreme drought, California has adopted a $1 billion package to safeguard its remaining fresh water. Estimates say the drought will cost the State billions of lost revenue and thousands of jobs.

(In photo: Andrew Kingman, Executive Vice President, Development, Poseidon Water.)

Poseidon Water partners with water agencies to deliver water infrastructure projects with a primary focus on large-scale reverse osmosis seawater desalination plants. Poseidon's desalination project in Carlsbad California will be the largest seawater desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere. Other ongoing projects include a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach California.

During the event, Mr. Kingman discussed Poseidon's ongoing desalination projects in Carlsbad and Huntington Beach as well as his views on the future of desalinization in California as one answer to California need for additional fresh water resources.

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