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Desalination in Spain: A Growing Alternative for Water Supply

ByMiguel A. García-Rubio & Jorge Guardiola

The relative scarcity of water in several regions of the world has meant that some countries

have opted to exploit non-conventional resources in the last few decades. These resources

include sewage disposal, reutilization and desalination. It becomes especially attractive in

water deficit situations, as it permits obtaining sufficient water quality to satisfy urban,

industrial or agricultural demands from an abundant resource.