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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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Around Rs1 billion spent on installation of desalination plant in Karwat went to waste," he said, adding that due to ill-planning and faulty design the plant had become a dead horse.
4 million cubic meters of desalinated water in 13 months, which is almost equivalent to the construction of a new desalination plant worth SAR 13 billion, without any additional capital costs.
Large-scale desalination plants -- those servicing large metropolitan cities -- cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
In addition to the potential technologies previously proposed [1-4], the beneficial reuse of the hypersaline concentrate waste water from desalination plants offers the potential for the treat or suppress a HAB.
Further, the company has already begun to set up new desalination plants in Barka and Sohar, which are expected to being operating in the second quarter of 2018.
The order received by Yokogawa Solution Service is for a multi-stage flashing system desalination plant and was placed by Hitachi Zosen Corporation.
He added, Sewa has also started using smart devices to operate new water desalination plant located in Tahil Area to save payments for human operators.
8220;The market, largely dominated by multinational companies, has witnessed considerable contribution from domestic desalination plant installers in the last few years.
Yokogawa aims to leverage this order to expand its control business with desalination plants and other segments of the water infrastructure market.
Summary: The Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences, along with the Tamil Nadu Government, will set up a 10 million litres per day (MLD) low temperature thermal desalination plant about 40 km from Chennai.
Al-Yousef explained that the first phase of the project started in 2010 and has resulted in two solar energy plants being constructed in Al-Khafji and Al-Oyainah solar village, located 35km from Riyadh, both of which will generate a total of 10 megawatts (MW) of solar power for the Al-Khafji desalination plant.
Arturo Pedraza Martinez, program coordinator at the Alianza para el Ahorro de Energia, said desalination plants consume on average about 6 kilowatts per hour for every meter of water processed.