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Ancillary Improvements

Ancillary Improvements is a category of research called for in the Desalination Act of 1996. It includes economic studies, high pressure pump research, energy recovery devices, control and monitoring systems, and other parts of the desalination process not directly involved with the separation. Research topics include:

Desalination and Water Purification Research Program Reports

Report Title

Performing Agency

Date

Report #

Ancillary Improvements

Improving the Thermodynamic and Economic Efficiencies of Desalination Plants: Minimum Work Required for Desalination and Case Studies of Four Working Plants

University of Nevada - Reno

3-Nov

78

New Design Channel Feed Spacer in Spiral Wound Elements for Pretreatment Cost Reduction

Desalination Systems, Inc.

Sep-98

45

Evaluation of Methods for Monitoring the Integrity of Reverse Osmosis Membrane Systems

Bureau of Reclamation

Apr-00

55

Membrane Process Optimization Technology

PerLorica Inc

3-Aug

100

Intake Systems

Initial Evaluation of the Subfloor Water Intake System Structure (SWISS) vs. Conventional Multimedia Pretreatment Techniques

Pacific Research Group

1-May

66

Research and Development for Horizontal/Angle Well Technology (abstract)

Municipal Water District of Orange County

8-Oct

151

Results of Drilling, Construction, Development, and Testing of Dana Point Ocean Desalination Project Test Slant Well

Municipal Water District of Orange County

9-Jan

152

Subsurface System Intake Feasibility Assessment

Municipal Water District of Orange County

9-Sep

153

Efficient Pumping Systems

VARI-RO™ 'Low Energy' Desalting for the San Diego Region

Science Applications International Corp.

Jun-95

4

VARI-RO™ Desalting Pilot Plant Testing and Evaluation, Final Technical Report

Science Applications International Corp.

May-98

30

VARI-RO™ Direct Drive Engine Study (Draft) Final Technical Report

Science Applications International Corp.

Sep-98

33

VARI-RO™ Desalting Pilot Plant Advancement Project Testing & Evaluation

Science Applications International Corp.

1-May

62