July 2018

How to Desalinate Water

Approximately 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, however, a shortage of drinkable water is always a threat.

Approximately 71% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, however, a shortage of drinkable water is always a threat. This is partially because ocean water constitutes 96% of the earths supply, and the human body is incapable of metabolizing the amount of salt this water contains. Removing salt from water, or desalinating it, is an option, but can be an energy-intensive process.

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