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N.S. community begins pilot project to test desalination of seawater for drinking water

Years of impacts from climate change set stage for uncertain future

December 27, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Nova Scotia – Threats to the Municipality of Barrington’s water supply – triggered by ongoing climate change – has prompted the launch of a pilot project that could see some of the community’s future drinking water come from the sea. A Quebec-based company is partnering with the municipality to test a sustainable approach toward desalination of ocean water as a means of preparing for an uncertain future. CBC News report | READ MORE

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