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

Abstract:

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: Hydro power | Power plants | Offshore construction | Light rail transit | Beaches | Ocean engineering | Hydrologic models | Water use | California | United States | Los Angeles

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