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distasteful and unpleasant

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slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)

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With desalination, brackish water and seawater represent a new and potentially unlimited supply of high quality water.
Some, including Dow Chemical in Freeport, have taken advantage of desalinating nearby seawater, but the more practical option for most public water systems is to extract brackish water from underground.
We are using more and more brackish water, and reuse or recycled water, and we think that is all positive," said CJ Tredway, a consultant with the oil and gas association on water issues.
Finn loves to draw fish, and one day an escaped convict (Robert De Niro, called Lustig instead of Magwitch) rises out of the brackish water to frighten but also inspire the little boy.
The mobile fleet, which includes seawater and brackish water reverse osmosis (RO) systems, ultrafiltration (UF), multi-media pretreatment, and clean-in-place (CIP) systems, will supply the Saudi Arabia marketplace with on-site, drought-proof supplies of water, water reuse, wastewater management and emergency water response capabilities.
The reverse osmosis separation elements produced by specialty chemicals company LANXESS have again proven their worth in practice: some 400 Lewabrane elements have been reliably treating brackish water in a new industrial-scale plant in Serbia for one year now.
Energy recovery devices for are majorly used for brackish water and seawater reverse osmosis facility leading to energy saving.
People who can afford it buy filtered water, while the poor use the brackish water provided by the municipalities.
Arguing that desalination technology could have made the brackish water drinkable, the farm demanded compensation for trespassing.
The Sindh government has claimed to have installed over 80 RO plants to turn brackish water into potable water; however, the project has failed to benefit the local people.
Various skin lesions were observed - some are possibly viral in origin, others may be a result of its general poor condition or time spent in brackish water in the estuary, as whales live in sea water.
At the end we have a volume of less brackish water and a smaller volume of very salty water," says Amelie Janin, who holds YRC's Industrial Research Chair in Mining Life Cycle.
seawater, brackish water, freshwater, ice-cold water - enabling the ship to take on and discharge ballast water in areas around the world.