New Waves September 2009

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

New Publications/Papers and Training Courses

New Publications/Papers

An Analysis of the Economic and Financial Life-Cycle Costs of Reverse-Osmosis Desalination in South Texas: A Case Study of the Southmost Facility, Allen W. Sturdivant, M. Edward Rister, Callie S. Rogers, Ronald D. Lacewell, Joseph W. “Bill” Norris, Jesus Leal, Jose Garza, Judy Adams, TR 295, 2009

Desalination provides a supply alternative for potable water for many communities, along with possible defenses against security threats potentially affecting clean water supplies. The economic and financial life-cycle costs associated with building and operating the Southmost desalination facility (near Brownsville, TX) in South Texas are investigated using the spreadsheet model DESAL ECONOMICS©.

TWRI Water Resources Training Courses

SWAT for Beginners Nov. 2-3, 2009
Advanced Data Processing for ArcSWAT Nov. 4, 2009
SWAT for Advanced Users Nov. 5-6, 2009
Key EPA Internet Tools Course Nov. 19, 2009

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