Economic Implications of Conventional Water Treatment Versus Desalination: A Dual Case Study

Most municipalities use conventional treatment to produce potable water. Historically, desalination has not been economically feasible, but technological advancements warrant a new analysis. This study analyzes the costs of two Texas municipal facilities producing water using the above technologies based on Capital Budgeting-NPV analysis combined with annuity equivalents.


Issue Date:
2008
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/6729
Total Pages:
20




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