Water desalination

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14 May 2021

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Water availability Renewable energy Desert agriculture

High levels of water stress and water supply instability are currently emerging as key issues and are directly linked to escalating food insecurity. These are expected to further increase due to climate change. This innovation proposes to develop desalination reverse osmosis technology powered by renewable energy such as the sun, wind, and waves to generate reliable and affordable access to clean water. Excess salts are removed from sea water or brackish water converting it into safe potable or usable water. This way, water shortage will be minimized in a huge way, globally. Desalination...

High levels of water stress and water supply instability are currently emerging as key issues and are directly linked to escalating food insecurity. These are expected to further increase due to climate change. This innovation proposes to develop desalination reverse osmosis technology powered by renewable energy such as the sun, wind, and waves to generate reliable and affordable access to clean water. Excess salts are removed from sea water or brackish water converting it into safe potable or usable water. This way, water shortage will be minimized in a huge way, globally. Desalination methods are categorized into thermal processes and membrane processes.

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Desalination methods for producing drinking water
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This article explores the different methods and technologies being used to perform water desalination as well as their advantages and disadvantages.
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