Can Saltwater Quench Our Growing Thirst?
It seems simple enough: Take the salt out of water so it’s drinkable.
But it’s far more complex than it appears at first glance. It’s also increasingly crucial in a world where freshwater resources are progressively strained by population growth, development, droughts, climate change and more. That’s why researchers and companies from the U.S. to Australia are fine-tuning a centuries-old concept that might be the future of quenching the world’s thirst.salt concentrations around them.
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