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2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Holli L. Estridge, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Jul. 12--Texas A&M University researchers are spearheading development of a water desalination process as part of a $400,000 project with Qatar Science & Technology Park. Desalination is the removal of dissolved salt and other minerals from ocean or brackish water. "Salty brine is the byproduct of conventional desalination processes, but the new process would use lime and aluminum to yield solid waste that could be easily disposed,"...

2007-01-13 03:00:25

By Abdel-Wahab, Ahmed; Batchelor, Bill ABSTRACT:An advanced softening process called the ultra-high lime with aluminum process (UHLA) was initiated in this research. The UHLA process has the ability to remove sulfate, silica, and chloride from waters such as recycled cooling water and desalination brines. Furthermore, it can remove other scale-forming materials, such as calcium, magnesium, carbonate, and phosphate. The purpose of this paper is to study the interactions among chloride,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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