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North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation: Brackish Groundwater Desalination Guidance Manual

Project Summary:

The project involves the preparation of an engineering facility roadmap for the North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation's brackish groundwater desalination plant that became operational in mid 2007.

TWDB Contract Manager:
Sanjeev Kalaswad
Funding Recipient:
North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation
Project Administrator:
North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation
Consultant:
NRS Consulting Engineers
Project Start Date:
April 2006
Project Completion Date:
July 2008
Total Project Cost:
$6,000,000
TWDB Share of Project Cost:
$150,000
Benefits:
The engineering facility roadmap and educational activities will be beneficial to small communities in other areas of the state with access to brackish groundwater and an interest in developing it to meet their water needs.

Project Details

Participants

Project Sponsor:

Texas Water Development Board
Dr. Sanjeev Kalaswad - Contract Manager
Texas Water Development Board
1700 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78711
512-936-0838

Funding Recipient:

North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation
Mr. Charles Browning - President
420 South Doolittle
Edinburgh, TX 78539

Project Manager:

NRS Consulting Engineers
Mr. Jesus Leal - Principal
NRS Consulting Engineers
1222 E. Tyler, Suite C
P.O. Box 2544
Harlingen, TX 78551
956-423-7409

Project Milestones

Event Date
Announcement of Request for Statement of Interest in Texas Register August 16, 2005
Statement of Interest received by TWDB October 10, 2005
Study approved by TWDB Board January 19, 2006
Contract executed April 17, 2006
Draft final report received November 5, 2007
Comments on draft final report submitted January 11, 2008

Final Report

Photographs

Courtesy of North Cameron Regional Water Supply Corporation and NRS Engineers

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