Port of Corpus Christi Files Permit to Develop Desalination Project on Harbor Island

Jul 25, 2018


Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi has completed the filing of a permit to develop a 50-million gallon per day desalination plant on Harbor Island. The City of Corpus Christi will construct and operate the plant. The Port recognizes that our community and economy are dependent upon tourism and fisheries within a healthy coastal ecosystem. We value our neighbors and are committed to ensuring that the plan reflects the goals of the region’s economy and environment.

Click here for a PDF copy of the Port’s desalination discharge permit application


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As the leading U.S. Crude Oil export port and a major economic engine of Texas and the nation, Port Corpus Christi is the 4th largest port in the United States in total tonnage. Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico with a 36 mile, 47 foot (MLLW) deep channel, Port Corpus Christi is a major gateway to international and domestic maritime commerce. The Port has excellent railroad and highway network connectivity via three North American Class-1 railroads and two major interstate highways. With an outstanding staff overseen by its seven-member commission, Port Corpus Christi is “Moving America’s Energy.” http://www.portcorpuschristi.com/

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