Almogordo mobile desalination project in train

A mobile desalination facility to treat 4,000 acre-ft per year (af/y) (4.9 million m³/y) near Almogordo, New Mexico, moved closer to realisation when the City Commission approved an approach for a US$ 2.7 million loan/grant from the New Mexico Finance Authority on 1 November 2012.

The desalination plant would be part of the Snake Tank Project, which would pump brackish groundwater to the plant from wellfields 8 miles (13 km) north of Tularosa. The project would provide approximately 3,200 af/y (3.95 million m³/y) of the city’s identified water resources shortfall by 2045 of 3,398 af/y (4.2 million m³/y).

The Bureau of Land Management approved the environmental impact statement for the project in August 2012.


Comments

Login on register to comment

Login Register


Related content


Related supplier content

Get the newsletter