Newsom: California must boost water recycling, desalination


              Governor Gavin Newsom talks to reporters during a press conference at the construction site of a water desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Water treated by desalination is poured into a glass for Governor Gavin Newsom and other government officials to taste during a visit at the construction site of a new desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022.(AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom, left, and Antioch mayor Lamar A. Thorpe talk as they visit the construction site of a new desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom, third from left, visits the construction site of a new desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom visits the construction site of a new desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom looks at a cup of desalinated water while visiting the construction site of a new desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom, right, drinks desalinated water while visiting the construction site of a new desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom, center, talks to reporters during a press conference at the construction site of a water desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Governor Gavin Newsom, center, talks to reporters during a press conference at the construction site of a water desalination plant in Antioch, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
Newsom: California must boost water recycling, desalination