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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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AoWe have four desalinisation plants in Sur, Barka, Ghubra and one in Sohar.
Yet, without desalinisation, Qatar possesses a fresh water supply that would last only 48 hours.
Analysts say Saudi Arabia plans to boost renewable energy use as a way to pare back on oil consumption used for domestic desalinisation and power plants, potentially saving 523,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day over the next 20 years.
The decline of palm trees in Bahrain is attributed to various reasons such as desalinisation and blocking of natural drainage channels.
And at some point, we're going to increasingly rely on alternative fuel sources to power cars, run desalinisation plants and to heat and cool homes and businesses.
lt;p>The Libyan-Qatari Company will also be devoted to improving the infrastructure and quality-of-life of Libya's urban areas, by providing them with necessary services such as water desalinisation and treatment solutions, in addition to energy and power generation.
water: desertification, desalinisation, pesticides, conservation of water, etc.
Dreen Europe is a Portuguese Group with a mission to promote economically and environmentally sustainable projects and solutions in centralised and decentralised markets in the areas of renewable energies and renewable water (recycling, reuse and desalinisation of water), thus creating differentiated value for its clients, shareholders, collaborators and countries where it develops its activity.
Ce rassemblement qui se tiendra du 20 au 23 mars 2014 a , reunira des decideurs africains qui prendront part a des rencontres et des conferences, autour de 5 thematiques centrales, a savoir : le diagnostic et perspectives de la strategie de l'eau, la desalinisation de l'eau de mer, la gestion et traitement des eaux usees (non conventionnelles), la collecte et traitement des eaux pluviales et, enfin, l'introduction des energies renouvelables dans les systemes d'irrigationCet imposant evenement, dont le choix de l'invite d'honneur est porte sur les Emirats Arabes Unis (EAU), est ouvert au grand public.
It is of great importance to realise the intrinsic connection between the urban and agricultural ecosystems, which are the places of water consumption, the marine and terrestrial ecosystems, groundwater depletion, recharge storage, and seawater desalinisation.
Together with their Qatari peers, the students explored water stories ranging from desalinisation plants and water research laboratories to local islands, coastal areas and mangrove lagoons.