Source U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
Figure 10-4. Brine waste disposal.
carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and oxygen and require no
Membrane system wastes.
special disposal or monitoring facilities. When hydrogen
Membrane desalination systems are the most efficient
sulfide gas is removed from raw feed water or toxic and
potable water procedures. However, they produce the
explosive gasses such as methane are generated in
most pretreatment wastes, a less concentrated brine
waste treatment process, special precautions must be
waste, and spent membrane modules.
taken for its safe discharge.
a. Brines. Brines produced from membrane