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brackish

[′brak·ish]
(hydrology)
Of water, having salinity values ranging from approximately 0.50 to 17.00 parts per thousand.
Of water, having less salt than sea water, but undrinkable.
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The production of fish and crustaceans in marine or brackish water is still low on our water bodies that cover about 13 million acres, due to technical and economic problems.
The method determines SO42 - concentration of brackish water with RSD of less than 1.
fluorescens could be used as an effective tool to minimize the inhibitory effects of brackish water on the growth and yield of maize.
Unlike the fresh water prawns, these brackish water prawns do not need special food or supplying of oxygen as they solely feed on micro organisms found in water.
It encountered Brines in 23 of the 46 samples, with another four samples being classified as near-brines, and three samples can be characterised as brackish water.
Brackish water is present in the ground above and in adjacent areas to the resource however it is currently thought that the volumes are smaller than requirements.
CHEAPER WATER FROM SEA -- Lower cost conversion of undrinkable sea or brackish water to potable fresh water will come closer to practicality through use of $75,000,000 appropriated by Congress for the next six years.
have championed capacitive deionization (CDI)--applying an electric field between carbon electrodes to remove salts and minerals--as a method to desalinate brackish water and seawater.