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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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The data on soil reaction indicated that there was no appreciable change in soil pH by the use of brackish water (Abro et al., 2007).
fluorescens could be used as an effective tool to minimize the inhibitory effects of brackish water on the growth and yield of maize.
Unlike the fresh water prawns, these brackish water prawns do not need special food or supplying of oxygen as they solely feed on micro organisms found in water.
Residents of Tarpum Bay on the island of Eleuthera have been suffering with brackish and poor quality water for many years.
Under an agreement, STW Resources will be implementing proprietary technologies that will take brackish and/or produced water and will process the otherwise unusable water to fresh water status.
CHEAPER WATER FROM SEA -- Lower cost conversion of undrinkable sea or brackish water to potable fresh water will come closer to practicality through use of $75,000,000 appropriated by Congress for the next six years.
A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes from Maine to Texas provides a fine, accurate identification guide to over 1,000 nearshore and offshore fishes that live in brackish and marine waters from Maine to Texas.
One of the projects awarded was Advanced Water Treatment Method for Brackish Water Desalination - a doctorate research thesis conducted by postgraduate student Lichen Han.
Salt-, fresh- and brackish water, acid rain, salt spray, you name it; whatever the condition, it's no match for Sharkhide Metal Protectant's jaws of victory.
Where the Dhayah plain meets the coast, a line of four distinct brackish surface water pools is evident (Sites 1 to 4, Fig.
The water utility company which operates 4 plants in southern Tunisia has also launched an international tender for other brackish water and desalination plants in the southern areas of Medenine, Tozeur, Gafsa, Sidi Bouzid, Gabes and Kebili.
Abstract.--Species composition and importance, species richness, species diversity, and evenness were compared among 14 freshwater and brackish wetlands in the secondary dunes and vegetated flats topographic zone of South Padre Island, Texas.
Laredo is near the limit for water that can be drawn from the Rio Grande River and ground water in the area is either brackish or salty.
EPA-approved and recently selected as a West Marine top pick for sustainable boating, Vivid Free can safely be used on all aluminum, fiberglass, wood and steel hulls, out drives and outboard motors in fresh, salt and brackish water.
Brackish water desalination, generally done by membrane technologies, is also expanding especially in the regions where the salinity of groundwater is high.