The California American water company hopes to desalinate water from Monterey Bay. This drill site near the town of Marina is meant to prove they can access seawater from under the beach. (Luke Gianni/California American Water Co.
California American is using directional drilling extend a pipe some 735 feet under the beach, in hopes of sucking in a couple thousand gallons of seawater per minute from below the ocean floor. (Luke Gianni/California American Water Co.