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Quenching the World's Thirst for Seawater

Engineered carbon nanotube membranes may help solve our growing demand for desalination.

Of course, you can’t just drink a glass of water straight from the sea. 577 more words


Tethys First Drawings

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Two drawings produced during my internship in Tel Aviv. The drawings show two speculations of where Tethys can be installed. 56 more words

Tethys Desalination Monitoring

Last few days in Tel Aviv and visiting the roof to see how Tethys is doing is a must.

It doesn’t look as presentable as it did the first time, since now it is a live experiment and not a showcase of its capabilities. 284 more words

Solar Desalination

Many places that need to produce fresh water from sea water are at lower latitudes. Nearer the equator, sunshine is stronger. Conventional desalination produces fresh water, but also about as much brine that must be disposed of. 55 more words


Santa Barbara To Restart Desalination Plant Amid Drought

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Barbara City Council has unanimously voted to spend $55 million to reactivate the city’s desalination plant and tap the ocean to turn salty seawater to fresh water amid an historic drought. 102 more words

California News

Drought Solved

Our four year drought has finally shown Californians that we do not live in a tropical paradise but in a desert.   We’ve got to start emulating our neighboring states (Arizona and Nevada) water saving practices.  1,253 more words

Buzz Gets Bigger Over Tiny California Solar Desalination Plant

From Clean Technica, Jul 2015, by Tina Casey

What a difference a month makes. Back in June, the California Farm Bureau Federation reported that local officials were still a bit iffy over the prospects for scaling up a relatively small, demonstration-scale solar desalination plant for the water-starved San Joaquin Valley. 212 more words