Press Conferences


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Past Press Conferences

April 21, 2004

A press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC was held on Wednesday, April 21, 2004, the day before "Earth Day," to announce introduction of legislation aimed at solving America's long-term water needs.

Desalination converts seawater and brackish water into pure drinking water. This is a timely issue for urban and rural communities throughout the nation.


Hal Furman, Executive Director, U.S. Desalination Coalition

Bernie Rhinerson, Chairman, U.S. Desalination Commission & Chairman of The San Diego Water Authority

Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), Chairman, House Resources Committee

Rep. Heather Wilson (R-NM)

Rep. Jim Davis (D-FL)

Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R-AZ)



Hal Furman of The Furman Group Speaking, Rep. Richard Pombo, Rep. Jim Davis, Darryl Miller-West Basin, Rep. Heather Wilson, Woody Wodraska-PBS&J, Bernie Rhinerson-U.S. Desalination Coalition


Rep. Heather Wilson speaking, Rep. Richard Pombo, Rep. Jim Davis, Darryl Miller-West Basin, Woody Wodraska-PBS&H (behind)


Rep. Jim Davis Speaking, Rep. Richard Pombo, Rep. J.D. Hayworth, Rep. Heather Wilson, Darryl Miller-West Basin, Woody Wodraska-PBS&J (behind)


Bernie Rhinerson of the U.S. Desalination Coalition Speaking, Rep. Jim Davis, Darryl Miller-West Basin, and Rep. Heather Wilson (behind)

For more information on the press conference, please contact Hal Furman at 202-737-0700.


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