Integrated Waste Management In Desalination Plants In UAE

IJEP 41(1): 66-71 : Vol. 41 Issue. 1 (January 2021)

Pradeep Kumar V. N., Gabriel Tonga Noweg* and Lau Seng

University Malaysia Sarawak, Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia


Desalination is a process that primarily involves cleanup and purification of sea water for drinking and irrigation purpose. The process is mainly targeted and widely used in the Gulf Cooperation Council country. To concentrate on waste management, it can be stated that it includes all those operations and activities that highly ensure to minimize the waste by adopting effective waste management tools, such as recycling and effectively reusing brine waste. In the current study, it identifies a perfect understanding of integrated waste management in the desalinization plant in UAE by analyzing the complete set of the research which includes the various techniques in desalination plant adopted in the UAE and also includes the improvement technique in the desalination process. The study also describes the environmental impact of seawater desalination and also examines the techniques to minimize the negative impact of the desalination plant on the environment. In accession to this, the section also describes the finding and discussion which is grounded on the existing literature which includes a summary of the literature by signifying the major concept. At last, the study also describes the summary of the reassessment that helps to make an effective recommendation for the UAE, so that they will be capable to accomplish the successful implementation of waste management effectively.


Desalination, Techniques, Environment, UAE


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