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Joint Legislative Committee Tackles Water Desalination

by Cicely Kay
posted October 27, 2014

Texans may soon have to turn to drinking recycled saltwater, brackish water, or maybe even wastewater from natural gas fracking. 564 more words


Scientists have worked out how to desalinate and reuse the wastewater from fracking

ScienceAlert Australia Neha Karl 22 October 2014

Researchers have found a cheap way to remove the salt from the wastewater produced by fracking, helping to make the practice more environmentally friendly. 14 more words

Environmental Toxicology

Would Raising Water Rates Make People Use Less In A Drought?

SANTA CLARA (KPIX 5) — A group of researchers, that include some Stanford professors, have a theory that seems to be a no-brainer when it comes to making people use less water: increase the price. 232 more words


Desalinated Water Has Hidden Costs

posted October 21, 2014

Should water be free? No matter what answer, the truth is that our state is growing drier and drier as more and more people move here. 463 more words


Could desalination solve California’s water problem?

Desalination would seem to answer every prayer to fix California’s water shortages. But turning the sea into drinking water is not so easy. The state’s first major desalination plant, under construction in Carlsbad, is a major test for the industry and wary environmental groups.

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Oportunidades para la energía eólica marina en Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, un país con limitada extensión de terreno, problemas de seguridad alimentaria y escasos emplazamientos para desarrollar proyectos de energías renovables a gran escala, no se ha planteado o poco se ha hablado sobre la posibilidad de utilizar tecnologías como la energía eólica marina para cumplir con su política de diversificación energética y reducción de tarifa eléctrica. 1,040 more words

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Water Diary

According to waterfootprint.org my annual water footprint is about 2133 cubic meters. This comes out to just under 6 cubic meters a day. This is above the global average that comes out to just under 4 cubic meters a day, or 1385 cubic meters a year. 446 more words