November 21, 2018

Aquarium of the Pacific wants to tap seawater to refill fish tanks

Aquarium of the Pacific
The Aquarium of the Pacific may finally get a direct line to the ocean.

For years the Long Beach attraction has filled its complex of fish tanks and marine life habitats with salt water delivered by tanker truck or barge at a cost of up to $500,000 a year.

Now, the aquarium and the city of Long Beach want to draw water directly from the sea, sucking in 50,000 gallons a day with a pump mounted under a