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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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D'ici 2025, quelque 17.500 usines de desalinisation devraient fonctionner dans le monde (elles etaient environ 3.000 en 1990).
Thus in July 2002, the Supreme Economic Council passed a resolution opening desalinisation to the private sector.
"The power plant and the desalinisation plant have polluted the air and the water.
However, the country is combating the problem by moving towards providing 100 per cent of OmanAAEs water through desalinisation. He added, AoWe are covering the country with desalinated water.
A government report released on Friday said seven projects will address increased demand for natural gas by power stations, factories and desalinisation plants.Aa "The only way to meet this growing demand is to create viable plans for expansion," the Libyan Electricity and Gas Department said in a statement.
This confirms the superior performance of desalinisation by partial rather than by total ponding.
'Islands like Malta go for large-scale solutions like desalinisation plants.
Clearly there can be no complacency, with yet another oil tanker sinking off Dubai in the middle of April 2001 leaving an ugly trail of pollution impacting on water desalinisation plants and coastline.
Speaking on the win, Rob Higgo, general manager of Tractebel in Saudi Arabia and the project's director, said: "This is the key project for Tractebel both in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East region, as it is the first large and fully dedicated SWRO desalinisation owner's engineering mission of this scale undertaken by the company in the last 10 years or so."
He also stated that the Egyptian economy presently is full of many potentials to be tapped, including the investment and economy legislative repository which maintains all rights for both the state and the investor; the improvement of Egypt's economic performance; the megaprojects Egypt has begun to establish, and the existence of promising sectors that can be stimulated through the new fund, especially the pharmaceutical; natural gas and oil; tourism, desalinisation and technology fields.