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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
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desalinization

[dē‚sal·ə·nə′zā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
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Dayanghirang, chief of staff of Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghriang, said he visited last September 1 to 5 a desalinization plant in Pengwu Country, which draws a daily supply of 10 million liters of potable water from the sea.
Since then, several international engineering firms in the industry, including Ocean Thermal Energy Corp., have implemented significant technological advances demonstrating that OTEC is on its way to transforming renewable energy and water desalinization methods worldwide on a large scale.
Turkey will also be allowed to build a hospital, power plant and water desalinization plant in Gaza.
In addition to electricity, the integrated seawater desalinization plant produces up to 618 million liters of drinking water per day for the people of Qatar.
It also includes economic policy matters such as the Netanyahu government's often bitter political struggle (against a rising tide of populist resistance) to ensure the ability to export gas from Israel's offshore fields; maritime trade arrangements with Turkey and new provisions for traffic at border crossings, as well as Israel's over-flight policy; ongoing policy on water allocation to Jordan, well beyond the requirements of the Israel-Jordan peace treaty; and a move to implement the Red-Dead (Red Sea to Dead Sea) water carrier plan, including a planned large desalinization plant in Aqaba (which would facilitate mutual water supplies).
Why didn't the government from way back or the present administration put up a desalinization office under the Department of Science and Technology, to process salt water, which we have in abundance, into fresh water?
Corrosion Materials, with headquarters in Baker, La., and additional warehouse facilities in Houston and Chicago, distributes corrosion-resistant alloys that are fabricated into products for industries such as petrochemical, chemical process, oil field, pharmaceutical and desalinization operations.
To overcome this problem, desalinization values were determined based on the averages of salinity by weight as follows:
In the Gulf, countries such as the United Arab Emirates and Qatar have already turned to desalinization plants for most of their drinking water, but despite vague plans to build such plants in Yemen, none has yet materialized.
Several French groups have been already successful on major projects in many fields, such as the SATORP refinery in Jubail, Riyadh metro and bus networks, power stations and desalinization plants.
Four hospitals, twelve clinics, ten ambulances, a specialized center for the disabled, and two water desalinization centers have been damaged.
A hospital, three clinics and a water desalinization centre in a refugee camp have also been damaged.