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Katherine Guerra

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Environmental Applications and Research
Contact Information: (303) 445-2013, kguerra@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Katherine Guerra began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2005 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2014 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topic Desalination and Water Treatment.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Katherine Guerra is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Development and evaluation of a hybrid photovoltaic reverse osmosis system for treating brackish groundwater

Project ID: 1340
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014 (with plans to continue through 2015)
Research Results:

Development of new chlorine-resistant polyamide membranes

Project ID: 4924
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014
Research Results: contact Katherine Guerra

Evaluating the costs and benefits of treating locally impaired water supply sources versus importation of fresh water

Project ID: 9252
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014 (with plans to continue through 2015)
Research Results: contact Katherine Guerra

Investigation of benefit and application of desalination fuel cells to meet Reclamation's rural water needs

Project ID: 8673
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Microbial Desalination Fuel Cells: Assessment of technology status and potential benefit for Reclamation (final, PDF, 182KB)

Renewable Energy Evaluation for Zero Liquid Discharge Processes

Project ID: 7399
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2012 - 2013
Research Results: contact Katherine Guerra

Assessment of Low-pressure Membrane Technology to Reduce the Cost of Desalination

Project ID: 4141
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2011 - 2012
Research Results:

An Analysis of Nanofiltration Treatment Applications on Recycled and Potable Water Supplies

Project ID: 400
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Progress report (final, PDF, 384KB)

Evaluation of Hybrid Pulsed-Power Electromagnetic/Reverse Osmosis System

Project ID: 3195
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Pulsed-power electromagnetic effects on crystallization in reverse osmosis systems (final, PDF, 2.1MB)

Treatment of Produced Water for Beneficial Use in the Western United States

Project ID: 3180
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2007 - 2010
Research Results:

Development of Coatings for Polymeric Membranes to Minimize Biofouling

Project ID: 9741
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2008 - 2009
Research Results: contact Katherine Guerra

Chemical Treatment Technology for Removal of Selenium

Project ID: 9030
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2007 - 2008
Research Results: contact Katherine Guerra

Surface Modification to Nanofiltration (NF) Membranes

Project ID: 9549
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2005 - 2006
Research Results: contact Katherine Guerra

Fouling Resistant Membrane for Produced Water Desalination

Project ID: 8552
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2006
Research Results:

This information was last updated on August 30, 2014
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