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The Rain Maker: Water Desalination

(Source: Courtesy of Billions in Change)

What can be more paramount than addressing the global need for water? Something so basic in nature and fundamental to almost every aspect of human existence and yet continues to see ever-increasing shortages around the world. 384 more words

Climate Change

Solar powered desalination might become real

A federally funded research effort to revolutionize water treatment has yielded an off-grid technology that uses energy from sunlight alone to turn salt water into fresh drinking water. 829 more words

Everyday Science

The World’s Water Crisis

Some months ago, I talked about the Flint Water Crisis. As it turns out, it was just the tip of the iceberg, as there were thousands more contaminated water systems in the United States. 1,085 more words

Miscellaneous

Water Desalination Looks Windward

The following text is an excerpt from the article ‘Look to Windward: The Case for Wind Powered Desalination’ by William Steel, published in WaterWorld. … 534 more words

Sustainability

Turning Saltwater N2 Clean drinking Water ~ Graphene Could Solve the World's Water Crisis: Video

Published on Apr 29, 2017

Turning  saltwater into clean drinking water is an expensive, energy-intensive process, but could the wonder material graphene make it more accessible? 30 more words

Nanotechnology