Where is water purification already in use?

Yes, using purified water for drinking is not new in the U.S. and has been in use for more than 40 years since the 1970s. Many other communities such as Monterey, San Diego, Pismo Beach, and Santa Clara in California, as well as Singapore, Australia, Texas, Virginia, and Colorado, are currently operating or evaluating this type of project - with many more in various stages of consideration or development. Orange County Water District’s Groundwater Replenishment Project has produced over 200 billion gallons of purified water to recharge its groundwater basin. Disneyland theme park proudly promotes its participation in this type of water recycling and purification program, boasting that, "…almost all the water used at the Resort is recycled in this manner."

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1. Is the Pure Water Soquel project a wastewater treatment project?
2. Where is water purification already in use?
3. Is purified recycled water safe?
4. How does the project address water issues in the Live Oak area or Aptos/La Selva Beach area if the seawater intrusion barrier wells are more in the in mid-county area?
5. Why is the water purification facility located in Live Oak? What about a bike-pedestrian crossing?