Outlook for Economic Use of Fresh Water from the Sea

by S.B. Morris,


Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 15-26


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Typical costs are presented for municipal, industrial, and irrigation supplies and compared with current and foreseeable costs of fresh water conversion; comparison is made of water availability and requirements in humid eastern United States and semiarid western United States.

Subject Headings: Fresh water | Sea water | Economic factors | Water use | Municipal water | Water supply | Irrigation | Comparative studies | Humidity | Arid lands | Industries | North America | United States

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