Legislative History; Saline Water Conversion ACT Volume 4-5

Legislative History; Saline Water Conversion ACT Volume 4-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...technology of saline water conversion. We will leave the task of predicting the actual cost of sea water conversion to others, but we assure you that a very considerable effort is being made to continue the research and development necessary to reduce the cost of converting sea water and make it competitive in certain areas of the world. We feel that the rate of development is directly contingent upon continued programs of the Office of Saline Water to push this higher temperature operation so that we can get the most out of the processes that we have been formulating to this time. We also believe in the modular design. Our units reflect that. Some of the other testimony I heard earlier has me believing that our system is very definitely designed so that should we have failure of one component in there, it will not shut our plant down. We are not building with that in mind. I think another item that we should emphasize is that we have a process today, the multistage flash process, that is a proven process as far as smaller units are concerned. Once we have the demonstration plant operating at San Diego, we will offer further evidence that this is a sound concept. We at Westinghouse are ready today to build 50-million-gallon-per-day plants or larger. Mr. Rogers. Does that conclude your statement? Mr. Gaunt. Yes. Mr. Rogers. Let the Chair make this observation. In about 4 minutes, the President of the United States will release his statement concerning his proposal to expand and extend the saline water conversion program wnich is under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior. As I understand it, these proposals will have to do with expanding the research and development activities, enlarge the demonstration plant program, authorize financial assistance...show more

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  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,084g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236529944
  • 9781236529947