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From sea water reverse osmosis desalination brines to chemical products: valorization of NaCl by electrodialysis in the chlor-alkali industry

Author
Reig, M.; Gibert, O.; Cortina, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
6th International Water & Health Seminar
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-06-17
Abstract
Desalination plants are used to supply high quality water to the population. Although, the main problem of this process is the high quantity of reverse osmosis desalination brines (RODB) that are produced, which are disposed into the sea generating environmental impacts in the reception points such as diminishing the amount of flora and creating salinity, temperature and alkalinity gradients. In the brines, contaminants concentration is higher than in the feed furthermore, the biodiversity of th...
Group of research
CRnE - Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering
R2EM - Resource Recovery and Environmental Management

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