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U.N. schedules high-level desalting talks

Top ranking policy-makers and administrates will travel to United Nations headquarters in New York for an Inter-Regional seminar on the economics of desalination to be held Sept. 22 to Oct. 2....

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

IAEA give chance on nuclear desal

International Atomic Energy Agency is thinking seriously about conferring technical division status on nuclear desalting. Following the fifth meeting of its desalting expert panel (WDR, 18 March...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

Dual nuclear desal plant in California

California Utilities have offered to build the two biggest power reactors yet to furnish the steam to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's proposed 150 MGD water plant. The...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

OSW revamp

The U.S. desalting program has gained a pair but lost the able hands of Robert E. Vaughan. On Friday Vaughan was appointed Interior Dept.'s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land Management by...

Water Desalination Report, 29-04-1965

Future Development

Development management for the new plant is under the Sanitary Sciences Div. at ERDL, headed by Richard Schmitt. SSD also was responsible for the three older models, which furnished water to Allied...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

OSW Cooperation

Schmitt's Div,, consisting of a 15-man staff and an annual development budget of about $140,000, is also responsoble for development of processes and methods for supplying troop drinking water from...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

British Purchases

The British Army has also tested the "alclad" unit. A single model was obtained from Badger and was field tested by the British in competition with two other models made by English manufacturers....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Five year life

Schmitt explains that aluminum was a natural choice for the mobile Army requirement of reduced weight. The one drawback of aluminum, compared to cupricmetal and steel units, is a short, lifetime....

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

California Dept of Water Resources introduced bill to legislature

Bills have been introduced in the California legislature to authorize the California Dept of Water Resources to engage in desalting development programs and to join OSW in financing construction...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965

Seed-Blanket Fuel Problems

Meanwhile, problems are being encountered by Admiral Hyman G. Rickover in the development of a long-life fuel element for the seed-blanket project. Fuel elements failure in recent tests could...

Water Desalination Report, 22-04-1965