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... costs for the new SWRO plant are compared with the actual running costs as well as with actual running costs for the original MSF plant. The environmental impact of both installations is also addressed. For this particular site the benefits of membrane technology are clearly demonstrated. The MSF
Desalination 125 (1999)
... Environmental impact assessment will soon become a compulsory phase in future potable water production projects, especially when alternative treatmen ...
Desalination 220 (2008)
... b,c, A.F. Ismaila*, M.R. Salimb, T. Matsuurad a Membrane Research Unit, Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering, b Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia Tel. +607 5535 592; Fax:+607 5581... removal mechanism is emphasized because of its utmost importance in eliminating micropollutants. Keywords: Emerging contaminants; Environmental impact; Advanced wastewater treatment; Nanofiltration *Corresponding author. 0011-9164/09/$– See front matter © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserve ...
Desalination 239 (2009)
Salinity tolerance of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica: recommendations to minimize the impact of brine discharges from desalination plants
... become an important and growing industry due to the present water shortage in some Mediterranean countries. This activity may result in some environmental impacts, mainly generated by the discharge into the sea of the brine produced, which can affect marine benthic communities. Posidonia oceanic ...
Desalination 221 (2008)
Computer-aided process design, economic evaluation and environmental impact assessment for treatment of cheese whey wastewater
... present value (NPV) and low payback period as well as to its low production rate (40% of the full production rate) at the breakeven point. The environmental impact assessment demonstrated that scenario 4 is more environmentally friendly than the others due to the absence of biomass in the effluent.
Desalination 213 (2007)
... from coagulated surface water, but the process should also be economically feasible and environmentally sustainable when applied. Cost and environmental impact of nanofiltration installed after conventional surface water treatment were calculated and evaluated at different operating parameter ...
Desalination 201 (2006)
... desalination water management in its embryonic stage in the Gaza Strip. The sources of drinking water supply, distribution system and the environmental impact of brine water will be fingered in detail. Desalination facilities range from large seawater plants to small brackish desalination unit ...
Desalination 173 (2005)
Environmental impact of seawater desalination: relations between improvement in efficiency and environmental impact
... precedence over any other kind of industrial activity. Nevertheless few specific studies have been carried out so far in order to establish the environmental impact of a desalination plant compared with other technologies. Few studies have also been carried out in order to compare the environmental ...
Desalination 167 (2004)
... technology, the impacts of each major desalination project should be investigated and mitigated by means of a project- and location-specific environmental impact assessment (EIA) study, while the benefits and impacts of different water supply options should be balanced on the scale of regiona ...
Desalination 220 (2008)
The use of simulated whole efﬂuents in toxicity assessments: A review of case studies from reverse osmosis desalination plants
Received 30 October 2014 Received in revised form 7 January 2015 Accepted 8 January 2015 Available online 20 January 2015 Keywords: Brine Environmental impact Ecotoxicology Marine Wastewater a b s t r a c t Seawater desalination is an increasingly common means to meet the demand for freshwater.
Desalination 368 (2015)