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Desalination methods that include carbonate compound precipitation are provided. In certain embodiments, feed water is subjected to carbonate compound precipitation conditions prior to desalination. In certain embodiments, desalination waste brine is subjected to carbonate compound precipitation conditions. In yet other embodiments, both feed water and waste brine are subjected to carbonate compound precipitation conditions. Aspects of embodiments of the invention include carbon dioxide sequestration. Embodiments of the invention further employ a precipitate product of the carbonate compound precipitation conditions as a building material, e.g., a cement. Also provided are systems configured for use in methods of the invention.

Title
Desalination methods and systems that include carbonate compound precipitation
Application Number
12/163205
Publication Number
7744761 (B2)
Application Date
June 27, 2008
Publication Date
June 29, 2010
Inventor
Miguel Fernandez
San Jose
CA, US
Kasra Farsad
San Jose
CA, US
Brent R Constantz
Portola Valley
CA, US
Agent
Bozicevic Field & Francis
Assignee
Calera Corporation
CA, US
IPC
B01D 61/10
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