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Water supply as a limiting factor in Western energy development

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1981

Citation

Davis, G.H., and Kilpatrick, F.A., 1981, Water supply as a limiting factor in Western energy development: Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 17, iss. 1, p. 29-35.

Summary

ABSTRACT: This paper discusses the consumptive water needs of the various energy conversion processes including oil shale retorting, coal gasification and liquefaction, electric power generation, and slurry pipelines. Projected energy development water needs in the upper Colorado River and Upper Missouri River basins are compared with projected agricultural needs and water available. The comparative cost and values of water to energy and agricultural development are discussed to emphasize this as well as the political and social factors entering into the picture.

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  • Western Energy Citation Clearinghouse

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 1752-1688

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