Solar desalination, brine and fine chemicals- A preliminary report

P.V. Shirodkar, R. Nagarajan


Solar stills put into operation by taking known quantities of sea water of different salinities varying from 27.75-36.27 x 10 super(3) during April-May 1990, indicated fresh water yield of 55-68% (av. 64). The volumes of brine as well as those of bitterns, obtained by further concentration of brine samples varied from 30 to 350 ml and indicated large volumes of brine recoverable from high salinity waters (greater 30x10 super(3))


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