desalination


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desalination

, desalinization, desalinisation
the process of removing salt, esp from sea water so that it can be used for drinking or irrigation

desalination

[dē‚sal·ə′nā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
Removal of salt, as from water or soil. Also known as desalting.
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Desalination is still a nascent technology in India with only 183 operational plants.
Masdar's Renewable Energy Water Desalination Programme is a pilot program to test and develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies suitable to be powered by renewable energy sources.
The long-term goal of the program is to implement renewable energy-powered desalination plants in the United Arab Emirates.
With the UAE's growing economy and rising population it was crucial that a sustainable desalination solution was identified to meet its long-term water needs, he said.
If you look around Texas and you look at the climate situation and the fact that the reservoirs are being drawn down, there just isn't much of an alternative," said Tom Pankratz, the Houston-based editor of the Water Desalination Report, who also does consulting for the industry.
Water demand is expected to double from its current levels by 2060 and we aim to ramp up desalination capacity to meet 30% of the water demand by then.
The desalination units ordered by Al Farisi have been working there for them since April 17, with Omani national flags, to show the friendship of Omani people to Japan.
He pointed out that KACST had developed nanotechnology applications for water desalination and solar energy in cooperation with IBM.
Robert Bagatsing, group marketing manager of RSS, explained that rental desalination, or mobile water technology has various applications especially in areas where fresh water is scarce or non-existent.
AaAaAaAa In parallel to the construction of the desalination plant, the government has constructed the water supply network to the Wilayats of the Al Sharqiyah Region whose cost stood at RO.
The event, held on the sidelines of the IDA World Congress 2009 hosted by TechnoPark, aimed at bringing into sharper focus desalination and its impact on the environment and seeking possibilities to establish a framework for future strategies that can ensure sustainability.
In fact, our products and technologies have been an integral part of the success stories of some of the largest seawater desalination across the globe," he said, adding that Dow's advanced technology has made seawater desalination a drought-proof water resource for coastal regions.