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desalinate
schematic diagram of a
flash-distillation process to
desalinate seawater

de·sal·i·nate

 (dē-săl′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. de·sal·i·nat·ed, de·sal·i·nat·ing, de·sal·i·nates
To remove salts and other chemicals from (seawater or soil, for example).

de·sal′i·na′tion n.
de·sal′i·na′tor n.

desalination

(diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən) ,

desalinization

or

desalinisation

n
(Chemical Engineering) the process of removing salt, esp from sea water so that it can be used for drinking or irrigation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.desalination - the removal of salt (especially from sea water)
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Translations

desalination

[diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃən]
A. Ndesalinización f
B. CPD desalination plant Nplanta f desalinizadora

desalination

[ˌdiːsælɪˈneɪʃən] n [sea water] → dessalement mdesalination plant nusine f de dessalement

desalination

, desalinization
nEntsalzung f

desalination

[diːˌsælɪˈneɪʃn] ndesalinizzazione f, dissalazione f
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Barka, Mar 12 (ONA) Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Mahrouqi, Chairman of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (Diam) today visited Barka Water Desalination Plant to identify the challenging facing the water desalination plants due to intense phytoplankton at the sea water.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dewa, said the project is in line with the decoupling plans for water desalination and power production and water desalination using solar energy.
To ensure this, we need to connect multi-stage flash distillation, MSF, based plants to a centralised solar energy source such as the MBR Solar Park, so our strategy is to build production plants based on RO, which requires 90% less energy than that of MSF, making it a more sustainable choice for water desalination," said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and chief executive of DEWA.
To ensure this, we need to connect multi-stage flash distillation, MSF, based plants to a centralised solar energy source such as the MBR Solar Park, so our strategy is to build production plants based on RO, which requires 90 per cent less energy than that of MSF, making it a more sustainable choice for water desalination," he noted.
The proposed water desalination plant will have a capacity to produce 300,000 cubic metres of water per day.
A large number of experts, government officials and members of multinational corporations attended the event to discuss issues related to water desalination and promoting health and safety regulations for drinking water in the region.
They also underlined the importance of the water issue, indicating that Tunisia needs projects for water desalination plants to meet the growing demand for drinking water and irrigation water.
This global event is the world largest and the most prominent conference on water desalination specialty areas.
Oman's Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) has floated tenders for a pair of small water desalination plants to be implemented for the first time on a build-own-operate (BOO) basis.
There is participation in large projects in the production of electricity and water desalination in Qatar and outside Qatar through Nebras Company, in which Qatar Electricity and Water Company owns 60 percent.
It focused on the water desalination and reuse technologies, with the participation of local, Gulf and British researchers.
Mohammad Al-Rashed, acting KISR Director General, said, KISR and French research centers are presently collaborating on a prototype project for water desalination through the use of solar energy.