Potable water scarcity is increasing day by day

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Potable water scarcity is increasing day by day

Potable water scarcity is increasing day by day

Amimul Ahsan

Potable water scarcity is increasing day by day. Many countries, e.g. Japan, Singapore, Australia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, and KSA installed mega size desalination plants to cope up with this situation. Seawater/Saline water may available nearby but cannot use directly. Therefore, desalination is a popular technique to produce potable water from salty water for any purposes, e.g. domestic, agricultural, and commercial. However, the cost of installing a desalination plant is very high. Many developing and underdeveloped countries, e.g. Bangladesh cannot afford it although it is a suitable option to reduce water scarcity. The reverse osmosis (RO) is the best process among many desalination methods...

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To cite this article: Ahsan A. Potable water scarcity is increasing day by day. Journal of Desalination and Water Purification 2017;7:1.

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