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Membrane distillation of brine wastes

Dow, Noel and Zhang, Jianhua and Duke, Mikel and Li, Jun-de and Gray, Stephen R and Ostarcevic, Eddy (2008) Membrane distillation of brine wastes. Technical Report. Water Quality Research Australia, Adelaide.

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Abstract

A significant proportion of potable water for rural communities is produced from brackish water sources by localised reverse osmosis (RO) operations. However, these inland RO plants typically recover only 70-75% of the feed water, the remaining 25-30% of the resource being discarded as saline RO concentrate. One possible remedy to this situation is to increase water recovery by passing the RO concentrate through an additional process like membrane distillation (MD).

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Additional Information:

Research Report No 63. CRC for Water Quality and Treatment Project No. 2.4.2.0 – Water Treatment Technologies

Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID18417. water purification, membrane filtration
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0502 Environmental Science and Management
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2012 02:19
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2012 02:19
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4808
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