Joe Monaco Speaking at White House Water Innovation Conference

Joe Monaco will speak about the ‘soft costs’ associated with the environmental permitting and mitigation of water infrastructure  at the White House Roundtable on Water Innovation in Washington, D.C. on December 15. Monaco, Dudek’s vice-president for environmental services, is a nationally recognized expert on the environmental permitting of seawater desalination plants.

Protected bird species rescued from Carlsbad Desalination Plant project site

While installing the conveyance pipeline for the Poseidon Carlsbad desalination plant, crews lowered a crane for maintenance and were surprised to find a nest containing five bird eggs. The contractor, Kiewit Shea Desalination (KSD), immediately halted work. 

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