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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.
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.
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.
Ce rassemblement qui se tiendra du 20 au 23 mars 2014 a , reunira des decideurs africains qui prendront part a des rencontres et des conferences, autour de 5 thematiques centrales, a savoir : le diagnostic et perspectives de la strategie de l'eau, la desalinisation de l'eau de mer, la gestion et traitement des eaux usees (non conventionnelles), la collecte et traitement des eaux pluviales et, enfin, l'introduction des energies renouvelables dans les systemes d'irrigationCet imposant evenement, dont le choix de l'invite d'honneur est porte sur les Emirats Arabes Unis (EAU), est ouvert au grand public.
Analysts say Saudi Arabia plans to boost renewable energy use as a way to pare back on oil consumption used for domestic desalinisation and power plants, potentially saving 523,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day over the next 20 years.