Desalination plants worldwide: the numbers


Desalination plants operate in more than 120 countries in the world, including Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Cyprus, Malta, Gibraltar, Cape Verde, Portugal, Greece, Italy, India, China, Japan, and Australia. Of more than the existing 21,000 desalination plants today almost 50 percent use seawater to produce fresh water and the rest uses brackish water. More than 300 million of people around the world rely on desalinated water for some or all their daily needs.

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