desalination

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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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Desalination of water would be one of the most important areas of work for the company - especially as Saudi Arabia, which had been the first country in the world to master largescale desalination, was seeing a rise in demand for water, he pointed out.
The diplomat recalled that Kuwait has already contributed to projects in southern Tunisia, including desalination of water in Ben Guerdane, Djerba and Zarzis.