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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 carbone 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
PCT/US2008/068564
Publication Number
2009/006295
Application Date
June 27, 2008
Publication Date
January 8, 2009
Inventor
Fernandez Miguel
Farsad Kasra
Constantz Brent
Agent
FIELD Bret
Assignee
Fernandez Miguel
Farsad Kasra
Constantz Brent
Calera Corporation
IPC
C04B 09/00
C04B 07/02
C04B 14/00
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