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Oak Ridge National Laboratory and DOE: Desalination with a Nanoporous Graphene Membrane

Less than 1 percent of Earth’s water is drinkable. Removing salt and other minerals from our biggest available source of water—seawater—may help satisfy a growing global population thirsty for fresh water for drinking, farming, transportation, heating, cooling and industry. 923 more words


World's First Combined Wave Energy And Emission-Free Desalination Plant

Cleantechnica features a world’s first in Australia: a wave energy farm that also helps pump water to a desalination plant.


Renewable Energy

Can Engineered Carbon Nanotubes Help to Avert Our Water Crisis?

Carbon nanotube (CNT) membranes have a bright future in addressing the world’s growing need to purify water from the sea, researchers say in a study published in the journal Desalination. 593 more words


A 500 Million Gallon Pipeline for Water in Santa Cruz

San Lorenzo River in the winter.

An approximately 3′ pipeline being installed near Austin TX is the same size as the one proposed to divert water to Loch Lomand. 507 more words

Food For Thought

Solution to California's drought?

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

~ W. H. Auden

In case you haven’t heard, California has a water problem. Under dire drought conditions the state is slowly turning brown.  

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