Citations with the tag: SALINE waters
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- Salt water science.
Haight, Angela B.; Carlson, Claudia // Cricket; Apr96, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p39
Presents experiments for discovering saltwater qualities. Comparison of evaporation rate between saltwater in deep and shallow containers; Effect of density on floating objects.
- Saline Water Brims with Sustainable Savings.
Haight, Angela B.; Carlson, Claudia // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 212 Issue 6, p136
The article focuses on the plan of the researchers to use saline water in mining and mineral processing in Australia.
- Seeking safer saline basins.
Haight, Angela B.; Carlson, Claudia // Ecos; Winter97, Issue 92, p3
Focuses on the saline disposal basins in Australia. Use of the saline basins to store saline groundwater; Contention that many of the basins are leaking; Development of criteria for siting basins; Utilization of a United States Geological Survey model SUTRA to help determine sites that would...
- SAUDI ARABIA: DESALINATED WATER PROJECTS; OUTLOOK FOR DEREGULATION FDI AND NEW WATER MINISTRY.
Haight, Angela B.; Carlson, Claudia // Middle East Business Intelligence; 5/5/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p2
States that Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corp. is studying the implementation of 17 projects to meet rising demand for desalinated water in the country. Forecast on the rise of demand for desalinated water; Details of the projects; Plan of the government to deregulate the saline water...
- Desalination and Hydrogen Economy.
Khamis, I. // Nuclear Plant Journal; Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p47
The article presents statistics which shows 2.5 billion people populated in water-stressed areas and 1.7 billion live in water-scarce field in the U.S. The position had been considered to get worst condition and a number of people suffered from water stress of around 3.5 billion as expected in...
- Water issues prompt new look at desalination.
Bates, Lincoln // American City & County; Oct95, Vol. 110 Issue 11, p32
Offers a look at desalination to stretch water supplies, clean up polluted water and provide protection for aquifers. Desalination technology; Distillation and use of membranes; Stretching California's water supplies; Reducing dependence on imported water; Desalination in Florida; Disposal of...
- DESALINATION PEPPERS ISRAEL.
Sandler, Neal // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 11/11/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 20, p16
Reports that the Israeli government is moving ahead as of November 2002 to meet its target for the large-scale production of desalinated water by 2005. Volume of water to be produced from desalination plants along the country's Mediterranean coast; Consortiums that were awarded the contract for...
Sandler, Neal // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 02/07/97, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p21
Reports on the feasibility of a desalination plant that the Morocco government is considering putting up in Layoune. Negotiation with Office National de l'Eau Potable; Description of technology to be used; Patent application for technology.
- Salt water on tap.
Uehling, M.D.; Brenning, J. // Popular Science; Apr91, Vol. 238 Issue 4, p82
Reports that as drought and irrigation take their toll, engineers are devising new methods for desalting seawater and agricultural runoff. Specifics on desalination research underway in Yuma, Ariz. and other locales. INSET: Plants with a taste for salt..
- `New' countercurrent demineralization techniques are carving a place in water treatment.
Buecker, Brad // Power Engineering; Sep96, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p19
Discusses several demineralization schemes for treating water of various quality. Includes SAC/WBA; SAC/SBA; SAC/D/WBA/SBA.
- Drinking water from the sea.
Russell, Eric // International Power Generation; Jul98, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p26
Investigates the options for nuclear desalination proposed for countries with shortages of fresh drinking water. Information on nuclear desalination; Details on Russia's plans to build nuclear reactors for power and water desalination.
- The heart of the beast: Machinery.
Leaf, J.J. // Yachting; Jan89, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p96
Describes the design and functioning of two types of desalinators, reverse osmosis and evaporators. How to choose the desalinator for one's needs; Importance of maintenance. INSET: Buyers guide..
Leaf, J.J. // American City & County; Jul2005, Vol. 120 Issue 8, p10
Presents a correction to the article "Bridge Over Troubled Water" that was previously published in the June 2005 issue of the "American City & County" periodical.
- How to identify leptospiral infection.
Morris, David // GP: General Practitioner; 10/14/2002, p65
Presents signs for the identification of leptospiral infection. Description of the disease; Hosts of the disease; Inability of leptospiras to exist in saline water for a long time; Way by which humans acquire the infection.
- Water experts meet in Muscat.
Morris, David // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 06/27/97, Vol. 41 Issue 26, p8
Focuses on the first meeting of the Research Advisory Council of the Middle East Desalination Research Center on June 17 and 18, 1997.
Morris, David // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 10/03/97, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p21
Discloses that the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority in the United Arab Emirates will require new power and desalination capacity by the start of year 2001. Projected increased in water demand by fiscal 2000; Plans to build two new transmission networks in late 1999.
Morris, David // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 10/31/97, Vol. 41 Issue 44, p24
Announces the deadline for submission of bids to install two thermal installation units to expand desalination capacity at the United Arab Emirates' Umm al-Nar complex. Participation of international equipment suppliers; Utilization of a multi-effect thermal vapor compression technology.
- Tampa Bay Desalination Plant Achieves Performance Milestones.
Morris, David // Underground Construction; Apr2010, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p7
The article announces the achievement of the Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Facility for passing the final two performance milestone tests which were successfully completed in February 2010.
- Harnessing the Dead Sea basin's potential.
Hogg, David // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); May95, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p64
Describes a possible desalinization project on Dead Sea. Reduction of the level of the Dead Sea; Potential to produce fresh water; By-products of desalinization plants; Development of a hydroelectric power scheme.
- Try this federal boondoggle on for size.
Edwards, Chris // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 9/9/2011, p22
The article discusses the view of the author regarding the unused Yuma Desalting Plant in Arizona which cost 245 million U.S. dollars to build.
Edwards, Chris // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 03/07/97, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p21
Reports on widespread pessimism on the proposed desalination plant in Tripoli. Speculations of contractors concerning the possible preference of the government for cheapest option in water treatment over the desalination plant; Bidders for the proposed plant.
Edwards, Chris // Bond Buyer; 9/13/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32712, p2
A correction to the article concerning the desalination plans in San Antonio Water System, that was published in the previous issue is presented.
- Oil fields require water injection.
Edwards, Chris // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 2/18/2011, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p7
The article reports on the importance for the international oil companies (IOCs) to work with the Iraqi government to build a giant a costly desalination facility in Iraq.
- The Need for Water.
E.G. // Faces (07491387); Nov2001, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the need of water in the deserts of Saudi Arabia. Significance of water in the life of the Bedouins; Role of desalination plants on stripping salts in water for drinking; Functions of desalination plants.
- Surge of protest at storm barrier proposal.
E.G. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Jun98, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p4
Reports on the opposition of inhabitants and environmentalists to proposals to construct a storm surge barrier in the German-Dutch border river, Eems. Negative effects of dredging on the river's flora and fauna; Benefits of the barrier to the Meijer shipyard; Arguments presented by proponents...
- 'New' Camel Found.
Thompson, Sharon // National Geographic World; Jul2001, Issue 311, p7
Reports that scientists have discovered that wild Bactrians or two-humped camels drink salt water. Number of remaining wild Bactrians; Goal of the scientists who are studying the wild Bactrians.
Melack, John // Hydrobiologia; Jan2007, Vol. 576 Issue 1, p1
The article presents a preface for the January 15, 2006 issue of the journal "Hydrobiologia," which focuses on salt water biology.
- Water projects approved.
Melack, John // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 8/15/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 33, p20
Reports on the approval of research projects which will assess methods of cutting the cost of desalination by the Middle East Desalination Research Center.
- MEDRC awards desalination projects.
Melack, John // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 2/6/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p14
Reports on research awards made by the Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC), for projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Information on the centre; Identification of five projects funding was awarded to.
- Investigation of the probabilistic behavior of laser-induced breakdown in pure water and in aqueous solutions of different concentrations.
Schmidt-Kloiber, H.; Paltauf, G.; Reichel, E. // Journal of Applied Physics; 11/1/1989, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p4149
Presents an experiment that investigated laser-induced breakdown properties of saline solutions of different concentrations and of highly deionized water. Reason for the probabilistic nature of optical breakdown; Experimental setup for the breakdown probability measurements; Method used to...
Petersen, Christin // Odyssey; May/Jun2012, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p38
The article presents information on several seahorses that have been found in the estuary of Thames River, England, as seawater flows upstream into the Thames, and it is stated that seahorses do not normally occur in rivers because they require saltwater to survive.
Petersen, Christin // Journal: American Water Works Association; Jul2007, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p121
A correction to the article "Reducing Energy Consumption for Seawater Desalination" that was published in the June 2007 issue is presented.
- The ocean's greatest gift.
Stehling, Kurt // World & I; Apr93, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p224
Discusses desalting technology as a solution to fresh water shortages. Obstacles in Third-World areas; Drawbacks of distillation; Techniques in membrane saltwater separation; Financial viability.
- MEDRC announces desalination awards.
Stehling, Kurt // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 3/20/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p21
Announces that the Muscat-based Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC) has initiated three research contracts for projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in 1998. Information on the contracts; Cost of the contracts; Reference to a contract partnership between...
- A shipwrecked Miami couple owe their lives to a clever gadget that makes seawater drinkable.
Stehling, Kurt // People; 10/2/89, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p101
Talks about Survivor-35, a manually-operated pump for converting saltwater to fresh developed by Dick Hembree, 36, and the late Bill Wanner of Recovery Engineering in Minneapolis. It helped save the lives of shipwreck survivors William and SimoneButler, adrift in the Pacific for 66 days.
Stehling, Kurt // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 8/29/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 35, p29
Reports on Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water's issuance of invitations to international firms to prequalify for a project to expand capacity at a water desalination plant in Al-Zour. Deadline set for the submission of prequalification documents; Features of the plant.
- U.S. plant would be only its third.
Stehling, Kurt // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 8/05/96, Vol. 237 Issue 6, p20
Reports on plans to construct the third desalination plant in the United States. Long-range development plan of the West Coast Regional Water Supply Authority; Estimated cost of the project.
- China's Down to the Last Drop.
Stehling, Kurt // Solutions: For a Sustainable & Desirable Future; Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p12
The article focuses on the effort of Tianjin, China to turn to seawater desalination as an alternative to the so-called South-North Water Diversion Scheme.
- Desalination project.
Stehling, Kurt // Presidents & Prime Ministers; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p21
Reports that Saudi Arabia Minister of Agriculture and Water Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Bin Muammar finalized a deal with the National Pipes Co. to manufacture and enwrap pipes necessary for pumping water from the Shuaiba II desalination and power plant to Makkah and Jeddah.
- Bids invited for desalinization research.
Stehling, Kurt // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 4/17/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 16, p9
Presents information on the invitation of bids by the Middle East Desalinization Research Centre for a number of research projects. What the projects will be on; Information on the centre; Detailed information on the projects.
- U.S.-Oman support for Middle East Desalination Research Center.
Stehling, Kurt // U.S. Department of State Dispatch; 6/12/95, Vol. 6 Issue 24, p502
Presents a text of joint communique concerning the meeting between Oman's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi and senior US government officials which led to the planned establishment of a Middle East Desalination Research Center in Oman.
- Jebel Ali G supplements Dubai's power and water needs.
Stehling, Kurt // Modern Power Systems; Feb97, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p31
Describes the power and seawater desalination operations at the Jebel Ali G power plant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structure of the facility; Plant capabilities; Power plant design on gas turbines, supplementary firing, waste heat recovery boilers, auxiliary boilers and feedwater system;...
- Dams/desalination facilities.
Stehling, Kurt // Presidents & Prime Ministers; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p34
Offers an overview on dams and desalination facilities in the Saudia Arabia. Details on the King Fahd Dam project; Importance of the dam; Number of dams as of April, 1998; Details on the desalination projects.
- Strong response to desalination tenders.
Stehling, Kurt // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 1/16/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p17
States that the Muscat-based Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) has received favorable response for its call for proposals to carry out research projects. Number of research projects the call was for; Amount of the funding for the projects which MEDRC will provide; When contracts...
- Sunsoaked wicks purge salty water.
Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist; 1/16/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1856, p21
Focuses on technology developed by Gopal Nat Tiwari of the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi on an improved design for solar stills that can make salt water or waste water drinkable using only the power of the sun. Advantages of the design; Description; Nominated for an international...
- Egypt builds a sea.
Coghlan, Andy // Earth Island Journal; Spring91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p3
Describes the water treatment project of the Egyptian government called Qattara Project. Creation of an inland salt-free sea for agriculture.
- Desalination is no solution.
G.S. // Earth Island Journal; Spring91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p14
Looks at the merits and demerits of the use of massive desalination plants to solve water supply problems worldwide. Increase in the number of desalination plants worldwide; Desalination plants' use of vast amounts of energy and production of toxic wastes; Effects of the use of reverse osmosis...
- PART 3: TOUR OF PRUDHOE BAY AND KUPARUK OILFIELDS.
Jorgenson, Torre // Guidebook (Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys); 2011, Issue 10, p51
The article describes a tour of Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk Oilfields in Alaska, the two largest oilfields in the U.S. It presents an overview of the two oilfields. The tour includes deadhorse facilities, oil operations at drill site 12, and dust impacts. Photographs of saline wet meadows and tundra...
- Financing Closes on Desalination Plant.
ALLEN, MIKE // San Diego Business Journal; 1/14/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p1
The article reports that the financing for the Carlsbad Desalination Project in California has been closed on December 24, 2012.
- Britain's first mains supply from desalinated water: St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly.
Cryer, Rick // Geography; Jul94, Vol. 79 Issue 344, p276
Highlights Great Britain's first plant for the supply of desalinated sea water to a mains water-supply network, on the island of St. Mary's in the Isles of Scilly. Reverse osmosis process; Features of the St. Mary's plant.