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- n. Alternative form of desalinisation.
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- n. the removal of salt (especially from sea water); the act or process of desalinating.
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- n. the removal of salt (especially from sea water)
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Yeah, but desalinization is an incredibly electricity-intensive process!
It is hoped Los Angeles, Atlanta and other cities will continue to explore and implement conservation alternatives, when viable, such as desalinization processes, smart irrigation systems, recycled water programs, urine diversion toilets, groundwater replenishment systems and rainwater capture plans.
So we pay money to pump water out of the Sea of Cortez, but then somehow have this generate electricity that pays for desalinization to then pump the water back out of the Salton Sea for irrigation.
The Imperial County Board of Supervisors and Imperial Irrigation District have voted to explore the Sea to Sea Plan, which not only brings water to the sea, but generates hydroelectric energy that will be used for desalinization of water that can then be sold to water users throughout the Southwestern United States and Mexico.
During a period of water crises around the globe, Israel is incontestably the world leader in water recycling and desalinization.
The polar icecaps are melting, desalinization of the oceans is occurring, the once great glaciers will be gone within our children's lifetime and their is great destabilization of 'typical' weather patterns for each season.
Even though everyone could speak English—and Parisian French—they loved it when I'd throw in a few words in Arabic, which I'd picked up when I consulted on that desalinization plant in Bahrain.
The worms took the vicissitudes of this future climate head on, preparing for the desalinization process, and selecting me.
You do realize that we humans have mastered desalinization?
Some coastal freshwater sources will be contaminated with saltwater, meaning we can no longer use them for drinking water without expensive desalinization (p. 47)