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


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: Municipal water | Economic factors | Fresh water | Water use | Sea water | Water supply | Industries | Irrigation | United States

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