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Water Desalination Related Publications Listing

Selected water desalination related publications are listed in the table below with the most recent first.

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Publication Name
Description
1
2011 Electrical Conductivity in Shallow Groundwater Map [PDF, 1.38 MB]
Aerial distribution map displays 2011 electrical conductivity within 20 feet, at interval depths of 5 feet, throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
2
2010 Electrical Conductivity in Shallow Groundwater Map [PDF, 1.34 MB]
Aerial distribution map displays 2010 electrical conductivity within 20 feet, at interval depths of 5 feet, throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
3
Logistics for Deploying Mobile Water Desalination Units, 2009 [PDF, 301 KB]
Mobile water desalination units provide emergency water supply wherever and whenever needed. The units can be easily moved (via air, land, or marine transport) and deployed to drought stricken and water stressed areas. Mobile desalination units provide a very flexible way of supplying potable water to communities by hooking-up to existing municipal water storage and delivery systems. They can also be quickly and easily decommissioned or moved to other locations should drought conditions ease.
4
California Desalination Planning Handbook, 2008 [PDF, 1.7 MB]
Desalination is receiving increased attention as a means for addressing the water supply challenges of California. Growing population, much of which is located in semi-arid regions of the state, and various other water demands pose increased pressure on existing water supplies. Much of California’s water supply depends on snow accumulation in the winter, providing spring runoff that fills reservoirs and replenishes often depleted groundwater supplies. But in periods of drought, water supply shortages can be encountered throughout the state, particularly in the central valley and southern portion of the state.
5
Water Conservation News- Spring/Summer 2007 [PDF, 1.10 MB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is now published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
6
Water Conservation News-Fall 2006/Winter 2007 [PDF, 1.20 MB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is now published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
7
Water Conservation News-Spring/Summer 2006 [PDF, 984 KB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is now published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
8
Use of Sodium Sulfate Separated from Agricultural Drainage Water in Glass Making: Final Report, 2006 [PDF, 4.26 MB]
Prepared for DWR by UC Davis, Departments of Geology & Biological and Agricultural Engineering
9
ABCs of Desalting[PDF, 1.11 MB]
Desalting, as discussed in this booklet, refers to a water treatment process that removes salts from water. It is also called desalination or desalinization, but it means the same thing. Desalting can be done in a number of ways, but the result is always the same: fresh water is produced from brackish or seawater. Desalting technologies can be used for a number of applications, but the purpose of this booklet is to discuss the use of desalting to produce potable water from saline water for domestic or municipal purposes.
10
Water Conservation News-Fall/Winter 2005-06 [PDF, 2.47 MB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is now published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
11
Water Conservation News-Spring/Summer 2005 [PDF, 5.29 MB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is now published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
12
A Technical Advisors Manual, Managing Agricultral Irrigation Drainage Water: A guide for Developing Intergrated on-Farm Drainage management Systems, 2005 [PDF, 8.62 MB]
This manual is the second component of the program, and is designed to provide technical consultants and support personnel with the tools they need to assist farmers with developing and implementing an effective IFDM program.
13
Water Conservation-News Fall/Winter 2004-05 [PDF, 3.19 MB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is now published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
14
Water Conservation-News Spring/Summer 2004 [PDF, 1.30 MB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. Beginning with this issue, this free newsletter is published semi-annually by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
15
A Land Owner's Manual, Managing Agricultural Irrigation Drainage Water: A guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems, 2004 [PDF, 5.30 MB]
This manual serves as a guide for developing Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management systems and is the first part of an educational and outreach program to educate landowners on the advantages, disadvantages, costs, and environmental regulations involved within an IFDM.
16
Water Conservation News-Winter 2004 [PDF, 316 KB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is published quarterly by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
17
Water Desalination Findings and Recommendations, 2003[PDF, 196 KB]
In September 2002, AB 2717 (Hertzberg) was signed into law, directing the DWR to convene a Task Force to “make recommendations related to potential opportunities for the use of seawater and brackish water". DWR submitted this report to the legislature based on the deliberations of the task force.
18
Water Conservation News-October 2003 [PDF, 362 KB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is published quarterly by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
19
Water Conservation News-July 2003 [PDF,609 KB]
Water Conservation News provides information on water use efficiency developments. This free newsletter is published quarterly by the California Department of Water Resources, Office of Water Use Efficiency.
20
Salt Separation and Purification Concepts in Integrated Farm Drainage Management Systems, 2003 [PDF, 1.16 MB]
UC Davis study on salt separation and utilization
21
Salt Separation & Purification Concepts in Integrated Farm Drainage Management Systems poster [PDF, 224 KB]
UC Davis display on salt separation and utilization report.
22
Desalination Demonstration Report for Buena Vista Water Storage District [PDF, 7.30 MB]
This report summarizes the results of a reverse osmosis pilot plant constructed to investigate the performance and fouling behavior of low-pressure membranes in treating subsurface agricultural drainage water within the Buena Vista Water Storage District northwest of Bakersfield, California.
23
Technical Infromation Record on the Ion-exchange System at the Los Banos Demonstration Facility, 1994 [PDF, 10.33 MB]
The report presents the results of operations conducted by DWR at its demonstration facility in Los Banos, California, between 1984 and 1986. The Facility was the principal feature of DWR's Reverse Osmosis Demonstration Project, which was designed to test the feasibility of disposing of agricultural drainage water by reclamation and reuse in California's San Joaquin Valley