Phase III:
Design
Plans, Profiles, Specifications
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The goal of the Design Phase is to create the most cost effective and reliable brackish groundwater desalination system that satisfies the primary planning objectives. Piloting studies provide the opportunity to evaluate actual performance of proposed treatment system under site-specific conditions prior to final design and permitting. Of all the factors that influence the design process, the quality of the raw water is the most significant.

Chapter Outline:

Piloting
Pilot Study Protocol
Pilot Study Report

Groundwater Development
Well Field Layout
Well and Pumping Equipment
Raw Water Conveyance System

Brackish Water Treatment
Pre-Treatment
Desalination
Post-Treatment

Concentrate Management and Disposal

Delivery of Potable Water

Case Study C: Design

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