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An Economic and Engineering Analysis of the Electrodialysis Process

An Economic and Engineering Analysis of the Electrodialysis Process

Date: August 1969
Creator: Porter, J. W. (James Winston), 1937- & Cherney, S.
Description: Report containing an "economic and engineering analysis of the electrodialysis process" among eighteen different cases.
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Economic and Technical Evaluation of the Wiped Film Evaporator

Economic and Technical Evaluation of the Wiped Film Evaporator

Date: July 1964
Creator: Anderson, Ralph E. & Lotz, Charles W.
Description: Report concerning the efforts to make the sea water distillation process more economical by improving the heat transfer surface. The General Electric wiped film process is one such improvement and is discussed along with its history, description, and related testing.
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Economic Effects of Mineral Content in Municipal Water Supplies

Economic Effects of Mineral Content in Municipal Water Supplies

Date: May 1967
Creator: Black & Veatch
Description: None
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Economics and Use of Large Scale Electrodialysis Plants on Selected Tidal Estuarial Waters

Economics and Use of Large Scale Electrodialysis Plants on Selected Tidal Estuarial Waters

Date: December 1971
Creator: Guild, D. H.
Description: Report concerning the relative costs of providing water via an electrodialysis-based water desalination plant that was only to be operated during periods of drought.
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The Economics of a Regional Municipal Desalting System in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

The Economics of a Regional Municipal Desalting System in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

Date: July 1967
Creator: Southwest Research Institute
Description: Report containing the results of a study of the costs of a large-scale desalting system that served an inter-municipal area in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas.
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Economics of Combining Distilled Seawater and Renovated Wastewater

Economics of Combining Distilled Seawater and Renovated Wastewater

Date: October 1970
Creator: Porter, J. W. (James Winston), 1937-
Description: Report containing a methodology for determining the least expensive plan to use water from desalination plants. Elements of this methodology include treatment requirements for fresh water, sea water, and waste water, storage, conveyance, and waste water disposal.
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The Economics of Desalting Brackish Waters for Regional, Municipal and Industrial Water Supply in West Texas

The Economics of Desalting Brackish Waters for Regional, Municipal and Industrial Water Supply in West Texas

Date: September 1967
Creator: Ralph M. Parsons Company
Description: "This report presents the results of a study of the preliminary feasibility and economics of desalting brackish waters for municipal and industrial watter supply in candidate regions of West Texas" (p. ii).
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Economics of Seawater Desalting in Combination with Ammonia and Power Production

Economics of Seawater Desalting in Combination with Ammonia and Power Production

Date: August 1969
Creator: Bresler, Sidney A.
Description: Report that examines the feasibility of lowering the operational cost of combining the production of desalted water, ammonia, and electricity.
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Effects of Impressed Electrostatic Fields on the Salt Water/Air Interface

Effects of Impressed Electrostatic Fields on the Salt Water/Air Interface

Date: September 1962
Creator: Tracor, Incorporated
Description: Report examining the effects of of impressed electrostatic fields on the surface of NaCl solutions for the purposes of water desalination.
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Effects of Manufacturing Variables and the Development of Replaceable Membrane Elements for Brackish Water Tubular Reverse Osmosis Systems

Effects of Manufacturing Variables and the Development of Replaceable Membrane Elements for Brackish Water Tubular Reverse Osmosis Systems

Date: May 1971
Creator: Blevitt, R.; Hartupee, R. H. & Marks, M.
Description: Report describing the development of a reliable means to cast brackish water desalination membranes, the quality control of membrane-support elements, and the development of replaceable membrane elements.
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Engineering and Economic Feasibility Study for a Combination Nuclear Power and Desalting Plant: Phases 1 and 2

Engineering and Economic Feasibility Study for a Combination Nuclear Power and Desalting Plant: Phases 1 and 2

Date: December 1965
Creator: Bechtel Corporation
Description: Scope: As defined by the subcontract, Bechtel's responsibility is to determine the engineering and economic feasibility and preliminary design of a combination power and desalting plant using a nuclear energy heat source, which plant shall be deemed suitable for operation by the District by the year 1970.
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Engineering Evaluation of Factors Affecting Quality of Water Sources Available for Saline Water Conversion Plants

Engineering Evaluation of Factors Affecting Quality of Water Sources Available for Saline Water Conversion Plants

Date: December 1965
Creator: Sheppard T. Powell Associates
Description: Report investing the "effects of contaminated raw water supplies on conversion processes," and studying "potential technical and economic advantages of combination saline water and sewage effluent conversion plants" (p. 1).
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An Engineering Evaluation of the Long-Tube Vertical Falling-Film Distillation Process

An Engineering Evaluation of the Long-Tube Vertical Falling-Film Distillation Process

Date: February 1965
Creator: Dow Chemical Company
Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over engineering studies on the long-tube vertical falling-film distillation process. As stated in the introduction, "it is the objective of this report to study the falling-film distillation and to prepare an engineering evaluation of the process and the design of major items of equipment, with particular emphasis upon improving production and operational reliability and upon reducing product cost" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Engineering Study of the Potentialities and Possibilities of Desalting for Northern New Jersey and New York City

Engineering Study of the Potentialities and Possibilities of Desalting for Northern New Jersey and New York City

Date: September 1966
Creator: Ralph M. Parsons Company
Description: Report that includes results and methodology from an engineering study regarding drought in Northern New Jersey and New York City. Topics include the area's water systems, the possible integration of desalting plants, and the potential costs of such plants.
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Equipment Components for Large Evaporator Plants: A Summary Report

Equipment Components for Large Evaporator Plants: A Summary Report

Date: November 1967
Creator: Hammond, R. P.; Mitchell, B. E. & Spiewak, I.
Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on equipment needed at seawater distillation plants. Each equipment component is discussed in detail. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
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Evaluation of 75,000 GPD Sea Water Desulfating Pilot Plant

Evaluation of 75,000 GPD Sea Water Desulfating Pilot Plant

Date: November 1971
Creator: Garrison, K. M. & Gugler, J. E.
Description: Report describing the design, construction, test programs, and economic issues relating to an Experimental Continuous Ion Exchange Desulfating Softening Plant and how the conclusions drawn from its operation could be used for the desulfation of sea water with desalination plants.
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Evaluation of a Thin-Film Sea Water Distillation Unit for Marine and Shore Base Application

Evaluation of a Thin-Film Sea Water Distillation Unit for Marine and Shore Base Application

Date: October 1961
Creator: General Electric Company
Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on a thin film sea water distillation unit. As stated in the summary, "a General Electric Thin Film Sea Water Distillation Unit designed for marine application has been evaluated. The results demonstrate the feasibility of the thin film process for this application. The technology made available by this work provides criteria for the design of compact equipment" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Evaluation of Brine Desulfating Process As Applied To Desalination Phase 1

Evaluation of Brine Desulfating Process As Applied To Desalination Phase 1

Date: October 1967
Creator: Ennis, Charles E.; Gelblum, G. P. & Pechenick, William
Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on the desulfating process at desalination plants. As stated in the introduction, "the explicit purpose of this study is to determine whether or not application of the feed-water desulfating process to the feed to a desalting plant will reduce the overall cost of desalted water" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Evaluation of Concrete and Related Materials for Desalination Plants

Evaluation of Concrete and Related Materials for Desalination Plants

Date: May 1968
Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Description: Report examining the uses of concrete in evaporator-type desalting plants. Different types of concrete are evaluated, as well as structures, accessory coatings and sealants, reinforcement materials, and microstructures.
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Evaluation of Concrete and Related Materials for Desalination Plants: Second Annual Progress Report

Evaluation of Concrete and Related Materials for Desalination Plants: Second Annual Progress Report

Date: June 1968
Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
Description: Report investigating concrete for use in a sea water desalination plant. Concretes containing both natural and limestone aggregates were tested under the temperature, pressure, salinity, and structural stress conditions that could be expected in such a plant.
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Evaluation of Liquid-Liquid Heat Transfer for Large-Scale Desalination

Evaluation of Liquid-Liquid Heat Transfer for Large-Scale Desalination

Date: April 1967
Creator: Kern, D. Q.
Description: Report evaluating the possibility of eliminating corrodible metallic heat transfer surfaces from sea water desalination streams, using direct-contact liquid-liquid heat transfer instead.
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Evaluation of the Vertical Tube Evaporator and the Multistage Flash Desalination Processes

Evaluation of the Vertical Tube Evaporator and the Multistage Flash Desalination Processes

Date: August 1970
Creator: The Fluor Corp., Ltd.
Description: Report that compares and evaluates "the relative thermodynamic and engineering characteristics and economics of the Vertical Tube Evaporator (VTE) and the Multistage Flash (MSF) process" (p. 1) for use in 250 Millions of Gallons per Day (MGD) and 2.5 MGD desalination plants.
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Experimental Investigation of Direct Freeze Separation Process Using Refrigerant R-C318 (Octafluorocyclobutane)

Experimental Investigation of Direct Freeze Separation Process Using Refrigerant R-C318 (Octafluorocyclobutane)

Date: April 1967
Creator: Johnson, C. A.; Moore, S. J.; Wagaman, N. D. & Sandell, D. J.
Description: Report concerning the possible use of octafluorocyclobutane, R-C318, being used in the direct freezing process as a means of extracting fresh water from sea water. Topics include using R-C318 to make ice, flash precooling, design of a small direct freezing pilot plant using R-C318, and related economic studies.
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Experimental Program to Improve the VTE Distillation Process

Experimental Program to Improve the VTE Distillation Process

Date: September 1969
Creator: Dukler, A. E.; Elliott, L. C. & Grana, C. V.
Description: Report concerning research for the purpose of designing a fluted tube in downflow Vertical Tube Evaporator (VTE) operation. Liquid flowrate, salinity, and temperature are studied.
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