This article is about desalination of sea water for the production of domestic, irrigation and industrial water.  It is arrived at through any of several processes that remove the excess salt from sea water in order to obtain fresh water suitable for human, animal and vegetal as it were consumption and / or irrigation. 

Although turning salty ocean water into fresh water is important to populations of the GCC, it has unfortunately a very damaging ecological footprint as many environmentalists see it as rather the last resort for getting fresh water. Automated CP 2 by

With however fast growing populations, the amount of fresh water produced by desalination is predicted to double within the next decade to meet demand. 

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