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Table 5

Mean level values of the measured physicochemical parameters in the outlet waters of decentralized municipal desalination plants, removal percentage (%) and daily intake (mg/day)

StationTDS (mg/L)
Total hardness (mg/L as CaCO3)
Ca hardness (mg/L as CaCO3)
OutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeaOutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeOutletRemoval (%)Daily intake
174.4 ± 51.32 69.19 348.8 88.8 ± 10.63 79.85 177.6 73.2 ± 7.15 80.30 146.4 
239.3 ± 40.13 57.02 478.6 141.2 ± 17.64 67.67 282.4 120.4 ± 11.34 68.08 240.8 
199.1 ± 52.99 64.37 398.2 13.96 ± 13.19 96.83 27.92 91.6 ± 8.41 75.56 183.2 
117.7 ± 51.51 78.76 235.4 69.6 ± 8.87 84.10 139.2 50.8 ± 7.15 86.29 101.6 
200.2 ± 56.49 65.35 400.4 114 ± 6.63 74.89 228 88.4 ± 6.54 77.33 176.8 
180.3 ± 34.97 70.02 360.6 114.4 ± 22.42 76.13 228.8 88 ± 4.25 78.49 176 
64.6 ± 35.25 89.03 129.2 42.4 ± 21.23 91.15 84.8 30.4 ± 7.4 92.39 60.8 
152.9 ± 43.89 73.68 305.8 86.4 ± 10.99 81.91 172.8 70.8 ± 3.89 82.66 141.6 
154.3 ± 24.69 73.57 308.6 99.6 ± 21.51 79.39 199.2 78.4 ± 3.84 80.32 156.8 
10 127.6 ± 40.18 79.05 255.2 59.2 ± 14.6 87.14 118.4 46 ± 9.05 88.78 92 
Mean ± SD 161.04 ±18.95 72.13 322.08 92.76 ±29.7 81.92 167.7 73.8 ±26.07 81.12 147.6 
StationMg hardness (mg/L as CaCO3)
NO3 (mg/L)
NO2 (mg/L)
OutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeOutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeOutletRemoval (%)Daily intake
15.6 ± 4.77 77.46 31.2 26.94 82.10 53.88 0.002 ± 0.001 0.00 0.004 
20.8 ± 6.72 65.10 41.6 19.28 77.89 38.56 0.002 ± 0.0008 0.00 0.004 
20.4 ± 5.17 69.09 40.8 21.33 79.21 42.66 0.003 ± 0.001 0.00 0.006 
18.8 ± 7.42 72.02 37.6 66.53 86.02 133.06 0.002 ± 0.001 0.00 0.004 
25.6 ± 2.96 60.00 51.2 36.84 80.63 73.68 0.005 ± 0.004 60.00 0.01 
26.4 ± 24.47 62.29 52.8 36.18 89.76 72.36 0.002 ± 0.0008 0.00 0.004 
12 ± 14.69 84.92 24 74.29 94.58 148.58 0.003 ± 0.0008 33.33 0.006 
15.6 ± 8.29 77.46 31.2 42.40 86.22 84.8 0.003 ± 0.001 33.33 0.006 
21.2 ± 20.76 75.00 42.4 73.81 84.56 147.62 0.003 ± 0.00 0.00 0.006 
10 13.2 ± 6.26 73.81 26.4 45.54 88.28 91.08 0.002 ± 0.005 0.00 0.004 
Mean ± SD 18.96 ±4.88 72.12 37.92 44.48 85.29 85.29 0.0026 ±0.01 0.0022 ± .0006 0.0054 
StationTDS (mg/L)
Total hardness (mg/L as CaCO3)
Ca hardness (mg/L as CaCO3)
OutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeaOutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeOutletRemoval (%)Daily intake
174.4 ± 51.32 69.19 348.8 88.8 ± 10.63 79.85 177.6 73.2 ± 7.15 80.30 146.4 
239.3 ± 40.13 57.02 478.6 141.2 ± 17.64 67.67 282.4 120.4 ± 11.34 68.08 240.8 
199.1 ± 52.99 64.37 398.2 13.96 ± 13.19 96.83 27.92 91.6 ± 8.41 75.56 183.2 
117.7 ± 51.51 78.76 235.4 69.6 ± 8.87 84.10 139.2 50.8 ± 7.15 86.29 101.6 
200.2 ± 56.49 65.35 400.4 114 ± 6.63 74.89 228 88.4 ± 6.54 77.33 176.8 
180.3 ± 34.97 70.02 360.6 114.4 ± 22.42 76.13 228.8 88 ± 4.25 78.49 176 
64.6 ± 35.25 89.03 129.2 42.4 ± 21.23 91.15 84.8 30.4 ± 7.4 92.39 60.8 
152.9 ± 43.89 73.68 305.8 86.4 ± 10.99 81.91 172.8 70.8 ± 3.89 82.66 141.6 
154.3 ± 24.69 73.57 308.6 99.6 ± 21.51 79.39 199.2 78.4 ± 3.84 80.32 156.8 
10 127.6 ± 40.18 79.05 255.2 59.2 ± 14.6 87.14 118.4 46 ± 9.05 88.78 92 
Mean ± SD 161.04 ±18.95 72.13 322.08 92.76 ±29.7 81.92 167.7 73.8 ±26.07 81.12 147.6 
StationMg hardness (mg/L as CaCO3)
NO3 (mg/L)
NO2 (mg/L)
OutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeOutletRemoval (%)Daily intakeOutletRemoval (%)Daily intake
15.6 ± 4.77 77.46 31.2 26.94 82.10 53.88 0.002 ± 0.001 0.00 0.004 
20.8 ± 6.72 65.10 41.6 19.28 77.89 38.56 0.002 ± 0.0008 0.00 0.004 
20.4 ± 5.17 69.09 40.8 21.33 79.21 42.66 0.003 ± 0.001 0.00 0.006 
18.8 ± 7.42 72.02 37.6 66.53 86.02 133.06 0.002 ± 0.001 0.00 0.004 
25.6 ± 2.96 60.00 51.2 36.84 80.63 73.68 0.005 ± 0.004 60.00 0.01 
26.4 ± 24.47 62.29 52.8 36.18 89.76 72.36 0.002 ± 0.0008 0.00 0.004 
12 ± 14.69 84.92 24 74.29 94.58 148.58 0.003 ± 0.0008 33.33 0.006 
15.6 ± 8.29 77.46 31.2 42.40 86.22 84.8 0.003 ± 0.001 33.33 0.006 
21.2 ± 20.76 75.00 42.4 73.81 84.56 147.62 0.003 ± 0.00 0.00 0.006 
10 13.2 ± 6.26 73.81 26.4 45.54 88.28 91.08 0.002 ± 0.005 0.00 0.004 
Mean ± SD 18.96 ±4.88 72.12 37.92 44.48 85.29 85.29 0.0026 ±0.01 0.0022 ± .0006 0.0054 

aBased on 2 L daily drinking water consumption and concentration levels of physicochemical parameters in outlet waters.

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