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WRRCTR No.41 Electrodialysis for Desalting Hawaiian Brackish Ground Water: A Field Study

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Title:WRRCTR No.41 Electrodialysis for Desalting Hawaiian Brackish Ground Water: A Field Study
Authors:Lau, L. Stephen
Chou, James C.S.
LC Subject Headings:Saline water conversion -- Electrodialysis process.
Brackish waters.
Groundwater -- Hawaii -- Oahu.
Date Issued:Jul 1970
Publisher:Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Citation:Lau LS, Chou JCS. 1970. Electrodialysis for desalting Hawaiian brackish ground water: a field study. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Ceneter, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 41.
Series:WRRC Technical Report
Abstract:A field study was made to evaluate the applicability and problems of desalting brackish ground water from basaltic and reef limestone aquifers in Honolulu, Hawaii with the electrodialysis process. The three-week study indicated that the brackish water at both sites was upgraded to potable quality and the rejection of ionized salts was above 80 percent. No pretreatment was necessary. Both the average production and rejection rates were about 420 gpd. An economic evaluation was not determinable from the short-term results.
Pages/Duration:v + 20 pages
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
Appears in Collections: WRRC Technical Reports

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