Voice of San Diego: The Story Behind the Latest Pure Water Delay

Since the drought a few years ago, there’s been widespread support for the city of San Diego’s ambitious plans to get a third of its drinking water from recycled sewage. And yet, we live in San Diego. So, of course, the project, known was Pure Water, is nonetheless tied up in court. Construction on the whole project is up in the air, at least briefly, and delays will cost $4 million a month.

What happened? The City Council wants union-friendly contractors to have the leg up in getting large chunks of the project. An association representing contractors, including union and non-union companies, took the city to court, arguing the union-friendly language violates a 2012 ballot measure.

Ry Rivard, Voice of San Diego, explains what is happening and how the Pure Water litigation could affect other major projects across the region. Contractors See Pure Water Case as a Test for Big Projects Across the Region: https://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/government/contractors-see-pure-water-case-as-a-test-for-big-projects-across-the-region/


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