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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

Cost of Steam Supply for Desalting Using Coal Fired Boilers

Description: Report studying the application and cost of using coal based steam power plants in desalination plants. Both Single Purpose Plants (wherein power is produced for the plant's needs) and Dual Purpose Plants (wherein extra power is produced for sale) are investigated.
Date: December 1970
Creator: Sichel, Peter & Nagelberg, George
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 and Furnishing Flash Enhancers for MSF Test Module

Description: Report describing experiments that attempt to minimize the heat loss within a multi-stage flash evaporator.
Date: February 1971
Creator: Hornburg, C. D.; Wang, Sung-ming, 1920- & Tomalin, Paul G.
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

Design Study of Large Multiple Phase Ejector Driven Desalination Plants

Description: Report concerning "the use of Multiple Phase Ejectors with distillation desalination plants, including detailed thermodynamic analyses of ejector-driven distillation plants and the optimization of parameters for the most promising plant arrangement derived form the thermodynamic analyses." (p. 1)
Date: October 1971
Creator: Harper, G. & Leigh, J.
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

Determination of the Practicality of the Osmionic Process

Description: Report that contains a design for a more efficient osmionic demineralizer that could run for two weeks with no problems that still 2 to 3 times as costly as demineralization by electrodialysis.
Date: August 1962
Creator: Southern Research Institute
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Development of a Thin-Liquid-Film Membrane Device for Reverse Osmosis

Description: Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on reverse-osmosis plants. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: April 1971
Creator: Davies, D. S.; Bemberis, I.; Wong, Chung-ming; Savage, W. F. & Channabasappa, K. C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Development of an Improved Solar Still

Description: Report concerning the study of multiple designs of solar distillers with the goal of increasing the fresh water ouptut.
Date: March 1962
Creator: Grune, Werner N.; Collins, Richard A.; Hughes, Ross B. & Thompson, T. Lewis
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department