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desalination

dee say li nay shuhn

  • n  the removal of salt (especially from sea water)

  • Emergency measures being taken by local authorities range from turning off Barcelona's beach showers to building a desalination plant that will be completed in 2009.
  • Empereur has brought up 36 pieces and put them through a costly desalination process, but he would like to leave the others where they are lying and create an underwater .
  • Fifteen years ago, desalination cost up to $5 per 1,000 gallons; with the flash method, it now costs 850.
News & Articles

  • Jeddah Desalination Unit Resumes Operations After Fire Incident
    The Jeddah Phase 4 desalination unit on the Red Sea coast has resumed operations after a fire erupted on June 13, according to a statement today by the Saline Water Conversion Corp.
    June 17, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • H.B. desalination project could come to Coastal Commission this fall
    The California Coastal Commission is moving forward with Poseidon Water's application for a desalination facility in Huntington Beach, but staff is urging the company to be prepared with more information for commissioners at a meeting slated for fall.
    June 13, 2013 - Orange County Register
  • Veolia Wins Desalination Plant Contract in Saudi Arabia
    Veolia Environnement was awarded a contract for a reverse-osmosis desalination plant on the Arabian Gulf by Marafiq, the Saudi power and water utility for Jubail and Yanbu, al-Riyadh newspaper said without disclosing terms.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • Morris Iemma in NEWS.com.au
    A man capable of this sort of deception is unfit to be premier,Mr Iemma said. "He says he will commence a search for a desalination site in Malabar and Botany areas on day one, yet in literally dozens of media appearance on this issues, Mr...
  • Bob Brown in The Age
    To say that desalination plants are carbon neutral is a non sequitur, they are massive energy users, and if you divert solar power to them you take it away from homes and businesses elsewhere, and keeping burning coal,Senator Brown said....

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