Recovery of Usable Water from Saline Water

by David B. Smith,
Charles E. Richheimer,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1957, Vol. 122, Issue 1, Pg. 556-563

Document Type: Journal Paper


Comparison of unit treatment costs of various methods for reclaiming fresh water from saline water; multiple effect evaporation; vapor compression distillation; flash type distillation; ion exchange; details and cost estimates of electrodialysis process utilizing properties of semipermeable selective ion membranes.

Subject Headings: Water reclamation | Salt water | Fresh water | Comparative studies | Evaporation | Compression | Ion exchange | Membranes

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