Desalination R and D: The New Federal Program Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Desalination R and D: The New Federal Program

Creator

  • Author: Mielke, James E
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 1999-02-18

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The purpose of the program is to determine the most technologically efficient and cost- effective means by which useable water can be produced from saline water or water otherwise impaired or contaminated. Currently, the cost of desalting seawater is 3 to 5 times the comparable cost of desalting brackish water, which is up to twice as expensive as the treatment and delivery of other municipal water supplies (not counting sewage-related costs). Funding for the new Desalination R&D Program is provided through Bureau of Reclamation's Office of Research in the Department of the Interior

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Water resources
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Saline water conversion - Research and development
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Science policy

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RS20069
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS20069 1999-02-18
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs1043