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It gets ugly quick, when the water runs out

August 1, 2014
From Los Angeles to San Francisco Bay, at least 15 desalination-plant proposals are current along the California coast. No wonder all eyes are on the $1-billion Carlsbad desalination plant. Post 2016, it’ll knock out about 50 million gallons of potable water a day and be the largest such plant in the Western hemisphere.
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One key piece in a drought-solving puzzle

Addressing structure and corrosion at California’s Carlsbad desalination plant
August 1, 2014
About 35 miles north of downtown San Diego, the city of Carlsbad presents a classic southern California backdrop for joggers, cyclists, and surfers bent on enjoying the sun, breaking waves and sapphire-blue Pacific Ocean.
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Global desalination equipment market to reach $15.3 billion by 2018

July 10, 2014
As demand for fresh water continues to rise all over the world, desalination turns into an increasingly appealing option for both municipal and industrial applications.
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Texas county tests evaporative desalination technology

July 8, 2014
Loving County, Texas, is testing an innovative desalination plant that will transform brackish water into drinkable water, supplied to households in the town of Mentone.
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New York utility forced to shelve plans for desalination plant

June 30, 2014
New York regulators have decided to delay their decision on whether an expensive desalination plant will be built on the Hudson River.
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Australian researchers develop energy-saving desalination method

June 26, 2014
A team of researchers at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), claim they have developed a method that could reduce energy consumption by up to 80 percent.
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Santa Barbara ponders reactivating desalination plant

June 17, 2014
The city of Santa Barbara, California, is considering a huge investment that would bring an inactive desalination plant back into action, in an attempt to relieve the consequences of the ongoing drought.
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Desalination key to future water systems

June 5, 2014
As technology advances and new equipment is developed, methods have been vastly improved and the scope of desalination has been expanded to reuse of agricultural water and industrial effluent.
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San Diego's Sweetwater Authority receives federal grant for desalination expansion

June 3, 2014
The Sweetwater Authority in California will receive a federal grant of $1.5 million to expand a desalination plant as part of its Water Reclamation Project.
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Saudi Arabia to build world's largest desalination plant

May 1, 2014
The $7.2 billion facility is expected to produce more than one million cubic meters of desalinated water (264 million gallons) and 2,600MW of electricity daily.
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