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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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In the brackish water treatments, the EC increased every time (Figure 1A) and the evapotranspired water depth was replenished with brackish water, which did not occur when fresh water was used.
RO elements are used for demineralizing brackish water or desalinating seawater for a variety of sectors and industrial applications, including water treatment, power generation, food and beverage processing, municipal desalination and water reuse.
And just as with shale gas, the brackish water situation is similar in many other parts of the world.
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.
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.
So far the majority of farmed fish are either freshwater species or those that can grow in brackish water.
A suspension of barium sulfate is produced in an aqueous solution and/or brackish water sample by the addition of barium chloride solution and the turbidity is monitored with the help of an immersed infrared sensor.
38@ E) sub campus of University of Agriculture, Faisalabad to study the effect of farm manure (FM) on soil pH, EC 1:5, SAR, NPK and organic carbon under Mungbean-wheat cropping system using brackish water for irrigation during 2009-2011.
Experiments were conducted under axenic and natural conditions to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of Enterobacter aerogenes and Pseudomonas fluorescens for improving maize growth and yield irrigated with synthetic brackish water [EC, 5 dS m-1; SAR, 10 (mmol L-1)1/2].
Tunisia has started desalinating brackish water since 1983 in the island of Kerkennah, in GabE s (1995), in Zarzis (1999) and in Djerba (2000) and other projects are under way as part of improving the quality of water in South Tunisia.
The reservoir extends over to an area of 32, 500 acres and holds a massive volume of brackish water and is envisaged to be ideal place for the Project to be launched.
Contributors from a range of biological sciences explore the systematics, zoogeography, general biology, and ecology of the Gobiiformes, one of the most diverse orders of fish, with some 270 genera and 2000 species living in marine, fresh, and brackish water.