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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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The power plant and the desalinisation plant have polluted the air and the water.
We used to rely on groundwater, but because of the drought, we are going with desalinisation and we have a project under construction to get water to Nizwa and its interior.
A government report released on Friday said seven projects will address increased demand for natural gas by power stations, factories and desalinisation plants.
Other environmental-related opportunities are lighter weight materials such as carbon and titanium to make aircraft more fuel-efficient, recycling, water desalinisation plants and, with over-fishing and water acidification reducing marine resources, the fisheries sector.
However, these "backward" governments have built desalinisation plants.
Islands like Malta go for large-scale solutions like desalinisation plants.
Other opportunities included the massive upgrade of the Mass Rapid Transit System (which will double in size in the next 10 years), water desalinisation, a new 3000-seat theatre complex and sewerage.
Desalinisation and activated sludge process technologies are also discussed at length.
Selon la radio Mosaique FM, ce limogeage serait du au non respect des delais de realisation de la station de desalinisation des eaux de mer aMedenine, ce qui a provoque de multiples perturbations et penuries d'eau potable dans la region.
D'autre part, poursuit l'intervenant, il importe fortement de porter un interet tout particulier a la commercialisation des productions agricoles dans la region, au vu de l'extension des exigences de la qualite, tout en mettant en relief l'importance de la desalinisation des eaux de mer a des buts agricoles.
As a result, the Government has been able to defer the first stage of a costly desalinisation plant and an aquifer storage and recovery scheme.