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Texas: Industrial SWRO proposed

Texas’ General Land Office (GLO) and Tampa-based Seven Seas Water have entered into an agreement to develop a 10 to 20 MGD (37,850 to 75,700 m3/d) ... Read more

IDA: On the Horizon — a letter to IDA members

Dr Abdullah Al-Alshaikh is the IDA’s outgoing president, CEO of Riyadh-based Advanced Water Technology and the former Deputy Governor for Planning ... Read more

West Virginia: Regional produced water facility planned

Denver-based Antero Resources—an independent exploration and production company active in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays—has announced that it... Read more

Texas: Toilet to frac

In July 2014, the Odessa city council approved a 10-year deal to sell some of its 6 MGD (22,710 m3/d) of tertiary treated municipal effluent to Pio... Read more

Membrane supplier’s transition complete

LG NanoH2O has announced that it is now part of the newly launched LG Water Systems business unit created by LG Chem, its parent company. Read more

DesalData Weekly - August 19, 2015

Posted 19 August, 2015 by Mandy

In California, the revised ‘Ocean Plan’ requires desalination plants to use subsurface ocean intake systems unless a study determines it to be infeasible.[1]  For the proposed desalination facility at Huntington Beach, a report has concluded that a subsurface ocean intake is financially infeasible.  The report, completed by an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAP), was jointly commissioned by Poseidon Resources and the California Coastal Commission.  The report calculates an estimated cost of $1,000 (USD) extra per acre-foot of desalinated water for a subsurface intake, which brings the total cost to approximately $2,661 (an open-ocean intake would cost a total of $1,639 per acre-foot).  Construction for the subsurface intake would also take five to seven years longer than an open-ocean intake.

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