Ocean Cooling Water System for 800 MW Power Station

by R.H. Weight,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 6, Pg. 1-22

Document Type: Journal Paper


Construction of system for Southern California Edison Co's Huntington Beach Steam Station located on coastline 30 mi south of Los Angeles; initial capacity of station is 400,000 kw with provision for future expansion; use of ocean water for cooling presents special problem; effects of corrosion, control of fish, and control of marine growth; model studies conducted; consideration given to earthquake problem.

Subject Headings: Power plants | Ocean engineering | Hydro power | Temperature effects | Cooling (wastewater treatment) | Model analysis | Hydrologic models | Beaches | Offshore construction | Water use | North America | California | United States | Los Angeles

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