Desalination | VOL. 2
Read

150-MGD Dual-purpose plant for the metropolitan water district of Southern California

Publication Date Jan 1, 1967

Abstract

Abstract Bechtel Corporation studied the feasibility of a dual-purpose power and desalination plant capable of producing up to 150-mgd of fresh water and a large block of power for Southern California. The three major electric utilities in Southern California proposed that the power features be expanded to two NSSS, each capable of providing steam for generating approximately 750 MW of electricity in addition to the capacity to operate a 350-MW turbine generator which would exhaust into the heater of the flash evaporator system. Conclusions reached were that the lowest cost water, 22 cents per 1,000 U.S. gallons, would result if the facility were erected on a man made island about one kilometer from the shoreline. Studies made later indicated that a single-level desalting plant would probably be most appropriate and that electric motor drives for the large pumps would result in the lowest first cost and lowest operating cost. Hydraulic model studies and laboratory tests proved the island defense design to be stable against the maximum storm wave.

Concepts
Powered ByUnsilo

Maximum Storm Wave
Hydraulic Model Studies
Dual-purpose Plant
Southern California
Power Features
Metropolitan District
Hydraulic Laboratory
Maximum Wave
Lowest Cost
Hydraulic Tests

Introducing Weekly Round-ups!Beta

Powered by R DiscoveryR Discovery

Round-ups are the summaries of handpicked papers around trending topics published every week. These would enable you to scan through a collection of papers and decide if the paper is relevant to you before actually investing time into reading it.

Climate change Research Articles published between Jun 20, 2022 to Jun 26, 2022

R DiscoveryJun 27, 2022
R DiscoveryArticles Included:  2

One eighth of the bird species in the world is considered globally threatened; the avifauna of Iraq comprises 409 species and is considered as the maj...

Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic

You can also read COVID related content on R COVID-19

R ProductsCOVID-19

ONE PROBLEM . ONE PURPOSE . ONE PLACE

Creating the world’s largest AI-driven & human-curated collection of research, news, expert recommendations and educational resources on COVID-19

COVID-19 Dashboard