Wednesday October 25, 2023


Since almost completely running out of water in 2015, and again in 2021, the City of Fort Bragg is working to make sure it stays ahead of any future droughts by investing in desalination.

“We stopped allowing people to wash dishes and had them use paper products and things like that, just disposable plates and things like that. So it was very serious at that time,” Director of Public Works for the City of Fort Bragg John Smith said. He says part of the reason why Fort Bragg was so impacted by the droughts is because there are no groundwater sources within the city.

“If we don’t have the aquifer or the streams and those types of things flowing, then we just run out of water,” Smith said.

Now, the city hopes desalination will prevent this same issue in the future.

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