The event proved to be a great networking platform for all participants, including Saudi university students, who exchanged with each other business and well as technical views on desalination
The director of the Larnaca desalination
plant, Dr Eirineios Koutsakos, told state broadcaster Cybc on Thursday that the seawater was stirred to such an extent that it became mixed with large quantities of seaweed, sand and mud, resulting in the filters of the desalination
plant not being able to cope with such a packed seawater composition to produce enough desalinated water.
is already widely used, with more than 300 million people relying on desalinated water for some or all their daily needs, according to the International Desalination
involves separating dissolved salts and other minerals from ocean water, and it appears to be the main way local and state officials -- and private industry -- are looking to meet growing industrial water demand in the Coastal Bend region.
Earlier, the Balochistan Government had established two desalination
plants, one by the Balochistan Development Authority and the second by the Provincial Industries Department during the days of late Jam Yusuf.
The Sindh chief minister chaired a meeting of the Sindh cabinet and discussed the installation of a desalination
plant as well as mulled over a ban on plastic bags.
It is said that people are hesitant to install desalination
plants owing to excessive consumption of electricity, as electricity cost is more than half the cost of operating a water desalination
For Gwadar, the high cost of building and running desalination
plants may not be much of a worry considering that the governments of the UAE and Switzerland will be funding the project.
Indeed, the benefits of dual-purpose desalination
plants are today recognised widely enough for them to account for 10-15 per cent of all desalination
The seminar will discuss 20 working papers, including experiments and research conducted in the Sultanate by universities, research centers and ministries, such as the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, the Middle East Center for Desalination
Research and the desalination
plant in Barka.
pilot programme was a competitive hub with five pilot plants in operation side-by-side: Abengoa , Suez , Veolia /Sidem , Trevi Systems and Mascara Renewable Water .
He also visited different sectors of desalination
plant where he was also briefed about it.