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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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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.
Other potential applications of ACI's platform technology include materials for ultra-capacitor electrodes, hydrogen and energy storage, catalyst for fuel reformers, specific gas sensors, biosensors, and desalination of water.
The diplomat recalled that Kuwait has already contributed to projects in southern Tunisia, including desalination of water in Ben Guerdane, Djerba and Zarzis.
Suqia cooperates with international organisations, to research the desalination of water by using solar energy and energy storage, to face drought and provide the best quality of water.
The project consists of the construction of five plants for the desalination of water from the Red Sea in Southern Sinai and other related works.
Speaking at the event, Engineer Dudin said: "This agreement will ensure adequate power supply from renewable sources for a number of special services run on the golf course, such as desalination of water used for irrigation with capacity to desalinate about 3,000 cubic meters per day, distribution of water across the premises, as well as pumping of desalinated water into the water features, golf academy and maintenance facilities.
Fatima Al Shamsi, assistant undersecretary for electricity, clean energy and desalination of water at the Ministry of Energy, and Dr Elizabeth Randall, deputy secretary at the US Department of Energy, had discussion regarding renewable energy with Masdar Institute students and faculty.
Plans are to build nuclear power plants on the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea coasts, however the Persian Gulf shores have been prioritized in a move to make way for desalination of water for the southern provinces.