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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Part of the plan is the construction in southern Jordan of a major desalinization plant, serving people on both sides of the border--and by freeing-up water supplies in the north, enabling Israel to provide water also for Palestinian needs.
It's difficult to imagine a desert city having enough brackish water for a desalinization plant, but Archuleta said billions of years ago the Rio Grande deposited salt into the groundwater in the region now occupied by Fort Bliss, an expansive U.
With its rampant consumerism, man-made islands, audacious luxury towers, energy-chomping desalinization plants, and cookie-cutter suburbs carved into desert sands, the UAE is an environmentalist's nightmare.
As of late June, he was investigating a Florida desalinization plant that uses modular filters, each with a capacity of 4.
When the desalinization plant finally opened in 1992, it operated at only one-third capacity and then mostly shut down six months later because of flood damage to the canal.
Although he predicts oil prices to remain steady at around $80 a barrel, he smiled as he pointed out that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil producer, recently built a solar-powered desalinization plant.
The desalinization plant and the water pipe up are easy targets and if destroyed, no alternative sources are at hand," he said.
They found that water containing significant concentrations of these bacteria (up to 523 coliforms per 100 milliliters) sometimes reached the intake pipe that carries seawater up to a desalinization plant, which produces potable water for McMurdo.
7%) secured by Kerzner International (Kerzner), a portfolio of five resort properties, 62-acres of developable land, and a desalinization plant.
Now, two Australian companies, Energetech and H2AU, have joined forces to test a desalinization plant that is run on wave energy in Port Kembla harbor.
Proceeds will be used to finance several elements of the district's capital program, including the purchase and remodeling of a new headquarters building, as well as construction of improvements to various district facilities, including a desalinization plant, water treatment plant, and conservation pool.