Project Description

The Chino Basin Desalter Authority is an organization of local agencies which jointly exercises powers to own, operate and

chino basin desalter auth pilotwebmaintain water desalting facilities (Chino I and II Desalters) in the Inland Empire area of Southern California.
Capacity: 12.7 mgd

Technology: Reverse Osmosis

SPI Role:
SPI has provided membrane performance assessment services since startup of each of the two RO desalters. SPI has assisted CDA with pilot testing to determine more effective pretreatment chemical strategies. SPI has also assisted CDA with replacement membrane specfications, as well as demonstrating alternative RO membrane products for qualification in the procurement process.