Water Supply for Texas Steam Electric Stations

by M.G. Salzman,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-19

Document Type: Journal Paper


Steadily increasing load demands and planning for new generating capacity installations require large amount of water for cooling purposes; selection of suitable sites for new plants; available sources of surface and groundwater used after extensive investigation of hydrological and geological aspects to determine safe yield and future decline of water levels.

Subject Headings: Water supply | Power supply | Steam power | Hydro power | Site investigation | Load bearing capacity | Load factors | Hydrologic properties | Subsurface investigation | Temperature effects | North America | Texas | United States

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