The City of Corpus Christi is joining efforts with federal and state governments, local industry and the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation to implement a demonstration desalination facility. This initiative will provide information about desalination technology options, source water quality, energy requirements, environmental impacts, beneficial uses of brine and cost to implement a full scale facility. The City’s interest regarding alternative desalination and brine management technologies and products is to ensure that proven and cost-effective options are considered.