SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Santa Barbara City said the Desal Link Pipeline Project will start moving construction down Garden Street near Alameda Park this month.
On Monday, the city said local roads around the area will remain accessible but will be closed in three block sections during active construction from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Desal Link Pipeline Project Update: Construction is moving down Garden St toward Alameda Park. Local roads will remain accessible but will be closed in 3 block sections during active construction.— City of Santa Barbara (@SBCity) February 7, 2022
Project details and what to expect during construction: https://t.co/VMbZrP8TVi pic.twitter.com/RHKqW6Wj2H
According to the project overview, the Desal Link project will "connect key community water sources" by installing an underground pipeline.
The project overview states that "this new pipeline will enable desalinated water to reach our entire service area while enhancing system resiliency and improving water quality."