News tagged with water desalination

Nanopores could take the salt out of seawater

University of Illinois engineers have found an energy-efficient material for removing salt from seawater that could provide a rebuttal to poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge's lament, "Water, water, every where, nor any drop to ...

dateNov 11, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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How solar tech can help California's drought

In the midst of California's ongoing drought, researchers at the University of California Advanced Solar Technologies Institute (UC Solar) at UC Merced are turning to an unlikely ally to help solve the problem of water availability ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Powering desalination with the sun

When graduate student Natasha Wright began her PhD program in mechanical engineering, she had no idea how to remove salt from groundwater to make it more palatable, nor had she ever been to India, where this is an ongoing ...

dateJun 22, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Blueprint for a thirsty world from Down Under

The Millennium Drought in southeastern Australia forced Greater Melbourne, a city of 4.3 million people, to successfully implement innovations that hold critical lessons for water-stressed regions around the world, according ...

dateMay 26, 2015 in Environment
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