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desalination

[dēsal′inā′shən]
Etymology: L, de, from, sal, salt
the process of removing salt from water or other substances.

desalination

(dē-săl″ĭ-nā′shŭn)
Partial or complete removal of salts from a substance, as from seawater or brackish water, so that it is suitable for agricultural or household purposes but not necessarily for drinking.
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Masdar is leading innovation on water desalination through the development and activation of advanced and innovative desalination technologies with significantly enhanced energy efficiency.
Dr Saif Al Ghais, Director of the Environment Protection and Development Authority, RAK, said a number of water desalination stations here have been warned against using ground water.
India Water Desalination: Assessment, Opportunities & Forecast Up-to 2018" projects that Indian water desalination market will continue its excellent growth as the annualized market value is forecast to reach more than US$ 1.
The Global Water Desalination Market 2014-2018 research report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
The Hamriyah Station for Power Generation and Water Desalination was designed with capacity of 2,500 MW of electricity and 140MIGD (million imperial gallons per day) of water to meet the present and future requirements for power and water in Sharjah city.
Golding said Genesys worked globally through a network of distributors in countries where water desalination and purification were prime requirements, both for industrialisation and often, life itself.
Meanwhile, its eight water desalination units produce 630 million litres daily using ground-breaking technology.
The conclusive working paper discussed the outcome of the 10th Conference for Water Desalination in Arab countries which was held in Riyadh, KSA, and discussed successful experiences in order to benefit from them.
The additional water capacity produced by the expansion project will help in meeting the projected shortfall of the sultanate's water desalination production capacity, it added.
The plant uses Reverse Osmosis (RO) as its water desalination technology.
Argentina's Atomic Energy Commission and technology firm INVAP have a simplified pressurised water reactor design aimed at small-scale electricity generation and water desalination projects, which are both urgent needs for the oil-rich Kingdom.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which already desalinizes 24 million cubic meters of water per day, about half the world's total, is building the largest solar-powered water desalination plant in the world in the city of Al-Khafji on the shores of the Persian Gulf.