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By-Products from Saline Water Conversion Plants: A Feasibility Study

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on by-products of saline water conversion plants. As stated in the introduction, "the objective of the survey has been to determine whether recovery of salable by-products from minerals present in saline waters offers a practical route to reducing the overall cost of converting these saline feeds to fresh water, and to delineate areas for further research and development on recovery processes" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 1964
Creator: Weingerger, Arthur J. & DeLapp, Darwin F.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chamber Geometry in Multi-Stage Flash Evaporators

Description: Report regarding "the importance of various parameters on the length of a typical stage in a multi-stage sea water flash evaporator" (p. 1). Parameter values were examined to determine their influence on chamber length.
Date: July 1964
Creator: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Communities of Over 1000 Population With Water Containing in Excess of 1000 ppm of Total Dissolved Solids

Description: Report containing lists of communities within the United States that have a population over 1,000 and that have water supplies that contain total dissolved solids over 1,000 parts per million. These are listed separately by state and resource region.
Date: October 1969
Creator: Patterson, W. L. & Banker, R. F.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conceptual Design Study of a 50 Million Gallon Per Day MSF Desalination Plant and Test Module

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over design studies for a 50 million gallon desalination plant. As stated in the introduction, "this report presents a conceptual design of a 50 MGD multistage flash plant and a conceptual design of a test module based on the 50 MGD plant design and proposed to demonstrate large plant design concepts. The report also includes a discussion of the more important engineering design studies employed in the development of the conceptual designs" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: November 1966
Creator: Fluor Corporation, ltd.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conceptual Design Study of a One Million Gallon Per Day MSM Desalination Plant-Replacement for Demonstration Plant No. 2 at Point Loma, San Diego, California

Description: From foreward: "This is another of a series of reports designed to present accounts of progress on saline water conversion with the expectation that the exhange of such data will contribute to the long range development of economical processes applicable to large scale desalination plants for conversion of sea and other saline waters." This particular report describes various aspects of a demonstration plant in San Diego, California.
Date: April 1967
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corrosion of Metals in Sea Water

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline over the corrosive properties of sea water on metals. As stated in the report, "the following paragraphs outline the major factors which influence corrosion reactions" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: December 1960
Creator: Fink, Frederick W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Demineralization by Transport Depletion

Description: Report concerning the demineralization of water via the transport depletion process, which is a variation of electrodialysis that uses just one ion-exchange membrane. The first portion of the report covers a year of studying the transport depletion method, while the second part includes details regarding the experiments, equipment, and complications in greater detail.
Date: November 1963
Creator: Lacey, Robert E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Demineralization of Saline Water by Electrically-Induced Adsorption on Porous Carbon Electrodes

Description: Report containing information regarding the demineralization of water via carbon electrodes. Includes steps taken in the experiment, advancements made in the types of carbon material used, and cost estimates.
Date: March 1964
Creator: Murphy, George W.; Bloomfield, J. J.; Smith, Frank W.; Neptune, W. E.; Purdue, J. O.; Candle, Danny et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Demineralization of Saline Water by Electrically-Induced Adsorption on Porous Carbon Electrodes

Description: Report containing the summation of the desalination studies carried out by The University of Oklahoma Research Institute, including their theories of carbon demineralization, electrode development, and the cost estimates for a demineralization plant.
Date: March 1964
Creator: Murphy, George W.; Bloomfield, J. J.; Smith, Frank W.; Neptune, W. E.; Candle, Danny; Stevens, Arthur L. et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desalination by Electrosorption and Desorption

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on electrosorption and desorption processes used for water desalination. The process and methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: July 1964
Creator: Lacey, Robert E. & Lang, Edward W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design and Construction of a Desalination Pilot Plant, a Reverse Osmosis Process

Description: Report containing plans for a desalination pilot plant for the purposes of evaluating the feasibility of reverse osmosis for the desalination of sea and brackish water with the capacity of 1,000 gallons of potable water produced per day.
Date: January 1964
Creator: Aerojet-General Corporation
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design of a Basin-Type Solar Still

Description: From Introduction: "This report describes the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of a particular solar still that has been shown to be a practical for converting saline water to fresh water at low cost in localities where there is a reasonable amount of sunshine. A series of photographs is included which illustrate the steps in constructing a still."
Date: June 1964
Creator: Bloemer, J. W.; Irwin, J. R. & Eibling, J. A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Desorption of Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen From Sea Water

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies on seawater degasification with a focus on desorption of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 1965
Creator: M. W. Kellogg Company
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department