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Title: National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Technology Roadmap: Agriculture Sector

Abstract

The National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) is a research consortium formed to accelerate transformative research in desalination and treatment to lower the cost and energy required to produce clean water from nontraditional water sources and realize a circular water economy. NAWI's goal is to enable the manufacturing of energy-efficient desalination technologies in the United States at a lower cost with the same (or higher) quality and reduced environmental impact for 90percent of nontraditional water sources within the next 10 years. The nontraditional source waters of interest include brackish water; seawater; produced and extracted water; power, mining, industrial, municipal, and agricultural waste waters. When these desalination and treatment technologies are fully developed and utilized, they will be able to contribute to the water needs for many existing end-use sectors. NAWI has identified five end-use sectors that are critical to the U.S. economy for further exploration: Power, Resource Extraction, Industry, Municipal, and Agriculture (PRIMA). This Agriculture Sector roadmap aims to advance desalination and treatment of nontraditional source waters for beneficial use in public water supplies by identifying research and development (R&D) opportunities that help overcome existing treatment challenges. Under NAWI's vision, the transition from a linear to a circular water economymore » with nontraditional source waters will be achieved by advancing desalination and reuse technologies in six key areas: Autonomous operations, Precision separations, Resilient treatment and transport, Intensified brine management, Modular membrane systems, and Electrified treatment systems, collectively known as the A-PRIME areas. Technological advances in these different areas will enable nontraditional source waters to achieve pipe parity with traditional supplies.« less

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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Energy Efficiency Office. Advanced Manufacturing Office
OSTI Identifier:
1782447
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-6A20-79881
MainId:39099;UUID:e25ceb1f-c720-4c15-a526-7db5c21aac43;MainAdminID:22386
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
28 EE - Advanced Manufacturing Office (EE-5A); National Alliance for Water Innovation; NAWI; agriculture; roadmap; desalination; treatment; nontraditional source water; challenges; PRIMA

Citation Formats

Borch, Thomas, Dionysiou, Dionysios, Katz, Lynn, Xu, Pei, Breckenridge, Richard, Ellison, Kirk, Fox, Jessica, Macknick, Jordan, Sedlak, David, and Stokes-Draut, Jennifer. National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Technology Roadmap: Agriculture Sector. United States: N. p., 2021. Web. doi:10.2172/1782447.
Borch, Thomas, Dionysiou, Dionysios, Katz, Lynn, Xu, Pei, Breckenridge, Richard, Ellison, Kirk, Fox, Jessica, Macknick, Jordan, Sedlak, David, & Stokes-Draut, Jennifer. National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Technology Roadmap: Agriculture Sector. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1782447
Borch, Thomas, Dionysiou, Dionysios, Katz, Lynn, Xu, Pei, Breckenridge, Richard, Ellison, Kirk, Fox, Jessica, Macknick, Jordan, Sedlak, David, and Stokes-Draut, Jennifer. 2021. "National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Technology Roadmap: Agriculture Sector". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1782447. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1782447.
@article{osti_1782447,
title = {National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Technology Roadmap: Agriculture Sector},
author = {Borch, Thomas and Dionysiou, Dionysios and Katz, Lynn and Xu, Pei and Breckenridge, Richard and Ellison, Kirk and Fox, Jessica and Macknick, Jordan and Sedlak, David and Stokes-Draut, Jennifer},
abstractNote = {The National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) is a research consortium formed to accelerate transformative research in desalination and treatment to lower the cost and energy required to produce clean water from nontraditional water sources and realize a circular water economy. NAWI's goal is to enable the manufacturing of energy-efficient desalination technologies in the United States at a lower cost with the same (or higher) quality and reduced environmental impact for 90percent of nontraditional water sources within the next 10 years. The nontraditional source waters of interest include brackish water; seawater; produced and extracted water; power, mining, industrial, municipal, and agricultural waste waters. When these desalination and treatment technologies are fully developed and utilized, they will be able to contribute to the water needs for many existing end-use sectors. NAWI has identified five end-use sectors that are critical to the U.S. economy for further exploration: Power, Resource Extraction, Industry, Municipal, and Agriculture (PRIMA). This Agriculture Sector roadmap aims to advance desalination and treatment of nontraditional source waters for beneficial use in public water supplies by identifying research and development (R&D) opportunities that help overcome existing treatment challenges. Under NAWI's vision, the transition from a linear to a circular water economy with nontraditional source waters will be achieved by advancing desalination and reuse technologies in six key areas: Autonomous operations, Precision separations, Resilient treatment and transport, Intensified brine management, Modular membrane systems, and Electrified treatment systems, collectively known as the A-PRIME areas. Technological advances in these different areas will enable nontraditional source waters to achieve pipe parity with traditional supplies.},
doi = {10.2172/1782447},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1782447}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2021},
month = {5}
}