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Absorption-Multistage Flash Distillation Process

Description: "The major factors which influence the cost of water production from sea water by distillation methods are (1) the cost of fuel or energy required by the distilling plant, and (2) the required capital investment. Preliminary studies on the application of absorption or solution cycles to distillation methods for saline water conversion indicated that the fuel cost or thermal economy of a distillation plant could be improved by combining the distillation process with an absorption or solution cyc… more
Date: September 1963
Creator: Fluor-Singmaster & Breyer, Inc.
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Annual Report (FY 1969): Freeport Test Facility and Vertical-Tube-Evaporator Test-Bed Plant, Freeport, Texas

Description: Report presenting progress in saline water conversion at the Freeport Test Facility and Vertical-Tube-Evaporator Test-Bed Plant in Freeport, Texas, and the economics of its operation. Includes information regarding the LTV multiple-effect evaporation method of desalination.
Date: 1969
Creator: Campbell, Keith S. & Williams, Donald L.
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Bibliography of Publications on Compounds of Gas Hydrate Type

Description: "This is the first of a series of bibliographical reports listing references on a particular subject which is of special interest to the Office of Saline Water. The initial bibliography was prepared by K. W. Allen of the University of Pittsburgh with subsequent additions and editing by Dr. Karl Kase of the Office of Saline Water" (p. ii).
Date: August 1963
Creator: University of Pittsburgh
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Bolsa Island Nuclear Power and Desalting Project Facilities (Cost and Description) and Cost of Desalted Water

Description: Report that contains information regarding the plans for a combined nuclear power plant and water desalination facility on a man-made island in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Includes the estimated costs associated with the conceptual plant as well as unit costs for desalted water.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.)
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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… more
Date: September 1964
Creator: Weingerger, Arthur J. & DeLapp, Darwin F.
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Case Studies of Desalted Water for Irrigation

Description: Report studying the use of desalinated water for irrigation at three locations in Arizona and California. Costs and benefits are measured among several different areas, including multiple concentrations of desalinated water, different desalting methods, and the desalting process.
Date: March 1972
Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
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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). Th… more
Date: November 1966
Creator: Fluor Corporation, ltd.
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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
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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.
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