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desalting

[dē′sȯl·tiŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The process of extracting inorganic salts from oil.
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Metropolitan's board directed district staff to cooperate with the Salton Sea Authority in studying the latest restoration plans, which propose to shrink the sea's size, restore a smaller sea, desalt agricultural runoff for use on nearby farms, and free up Colorado River supplies for use in urban areas.
This program will assist us in expeditiously researching and developing technically and economically viable methods to desalt seawater to supplement our traditional water supplies.