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New data set on desalination plants

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New data set on desalination plants. ©EMODnet

Desalination is the process that removes salt and minerals from seawater, making it suitable for human consumption and irrigation. It is especially important to communities that do not have a stable access to freshwater.

Based on data provided by GWI DesalData, the new data set covers desalination plants in Albania, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and Ukraine.