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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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SL expression levels were significantly higher in freshwater than in brackish water in both yellow and silver eels [3].
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.
Life Venture All Purpose Soap, PS3.25, Greaves Sports Travel soap that will lather in both fresh and brackish water and is biodegradable.
The study, carried out by University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Chicago, indicated that the Eocene Arctic sand tiger shark was thriving in the brackish water, while the modern sand tiger sharks living today are very intolerant of low salinity.
Over 100 jobs will be created at the facility which will manufacture a range of Dow RO products including Dow FILMTECTM brackish water RO elements and seawater RO elements.
Over 100 jobs will be created at the facility which will manufacture a range of Dow RO products, including Dow FILMTECTM brackish water RO elements and seawater RO elements.
Two tenders for the supply & installation of (a) three horizontal pumps with all related accessories at the location of the international park booster pump to feed Eemar Up-Town Project in Moqattam with its brackish water requirements to irrigate parks, also (b) other four vertical pumps with all related accessories at the location of the Almaza booster pump to feed Eemar Up-Town Project in Moqattam also with brackish water to irrigate parks.
Sulaibha farms are government-owned farms, which are supplied with brackish water. Brackish water is highly saline, which is not suitable for municipal consumption.
This is especially relevant considering warnings that fresh and brackish water reserves will not last another 50 years.
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