Intakes and Outfalls for Seawater Reverse-Osmosis Desalination Facilities

Innovations and Environmental Impacts

  • Thomas M. Missimer
  • Burton Jones
  • Robert G. Maliva
Conference proceedings

Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Also part of the Environmental Science book sub series (ENVSCIENCE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Intakes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Thomas M. Missimer, Timothy W. Hogan, Thomas Pankratz
      Pages 79-104
    3. Abdullah H. A. Dehwah, Sheng Li, Samir Al-Mashharawi, Francis L. Mallon, Zenon Batang, Thomas M. Missimer
      Pages 105-124
    4. Abdullah H. A. Dehwah, Samir Al-Mashharawi, Thomas M. Missimer
      Pages 125-145
    5. Robert G. Maliva, Thomas M. Missimer
      Pages 147-162
    6. Rinaldi Rachman, Abdullah H. A. Dehwah, Sheng Li, Harvey Winters, Samir Al-Mashharawi, Thomas M. Missimer
      Pages 163-193
    7. Robert G. Maliva, Thomas M. Missimer
      Pages 195-213
    8. Thomas M. Missimer, Abdullah H. A. Dehwah, Luis Lujan, David Mantilla, Samir Al-Mashharawi
      Pages 215-250
    9. Dennis E. Williams
      Pages 275-320
    10. Thomas M. Missimer, Robert G. Maliva, Thomas Pankratz
      Pages 351-360
  3. Outfalls

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. Tobias Bleninger, Robin Morelissen
      Pages 397-449
    3. Raed Bashitialshaaer, Kenneth M. Persson, Magnus Larson
      Pages 451-467
    4. Peng Zhan, Fengchao Yao, Aditya R. Kartadikaria, Yesubabu Viswanadhapalli, Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, Ibrahim Hoteit
      Pages 501-520
    5. Burton Jones, Elizabeth Teel, Bridget Seegers, Matthew Ragan
      Pages 521-538

About these proceedings


The book assembles the latest research on new design techniques in water supplies using desalinated seawater. The authors examine the diverse issues related to the intakes and outfalls of these facilities. They clarify how and why these key components of the facilities impact the cost of operation and subsequently the cost of water supplied to the consumers. The book consists of contributed articles from a number of experts in the field who presented their findings at the “Desalination Intakes and Outfalls” workshop held at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia in October, 2013. The book integrates coverage relevant to a wide variety of researchers and professionals in the general fields of environmental engineering and sustainable development.


Desalination Intakes and Outfalls Environmental Impacts Intake Impacts Outfall Design and Impacts Socio-economic Impacts Water Desalination Facilities

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas M. Missimer
    • 1
  • Burton Jones
    • 2
  • Robert G. Maliva
    • 3
  1. 1.U.A. Whitaker College of EngineeringFlorida Gulf Coast UniversityFort MyersUSA
  2. 2.King Abdullah University of Science and TechnologyThuwalSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Schlumberger Water ServicesFort MyersUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13202-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13203-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1863-5520
  • Series Online ISSN 1863-5539
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