Integrated systems analysis applied to environmental remediation

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At the request of the Congressional Task Force on the Salton Sea and the Salton Sea Authority, the authors examined various technologies that have been proposed to reduce the decline in the Salton Sea. The primary focus of the technologies was to reduce the salinity of the Salton Sea, with secondary objectives of maintaining the present shoreline and to have a minimum cost. The authors found that two technologies, pump-out and diking, could provide the required salinity reduction. The pump-out option would result in a smaller Sea while to diking option would create a high salinity impoundment area in the ... continued below

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Thayer, G.R.; Hardie, R.W.; Catherwood, R. & Springer, E.P. December 31, 1997.

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At the request of the Congressional Task Force on the Salton Sea and the Salton Sea Authority, the authors examined various technologies that have been proposed to reduce the decline in the Salton Sea. The primary focus of the technologies was to reduce the salinity of the Salton Sea, with secondary objectives of maintaining the present shoreline and to have a minimum cost. The authors found that two technologies, pump-out and diking, could provide the required salinity reduction. The pump-out option would result in a smaller Sea while to diking option would create a high salinity impoundment area in the Sea. The costs for the two options were similar. Desalination and pump-in; pump-out options were rejected because of high costs and because they did not provide a sufficient reduction in the salinity of the Salton Sea. The end product of the project was testimony before the Subcommittee on Water and Power, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Resources, given October 3, 1997.

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-4035
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/578586 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 578586
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc694011

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Thayer, G.R.; Hardie, R.W.; Catherwood, R. & Springer, E.P. Integrated systems analysis applied to environmental remediation, report, December 31, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc694011/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.