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Scientists develop means to separate salt from seawater to produce purified drinking water

Still more work to be done, they say, but research shows promise

September 22, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Scientists from the universities of Bath, Swansea and Edinburgh have developed a drinking water purification process that uses small amounts of electrical energy to pull in chloride ions toward a positively charged electrode, pulling water through a membrane, yet leaving sodium on the other side where it is attracted to a negatively charged electrode. The scientists admit there is still more to be done, but suggest the technology could help purify water in disaster zones. Technology Networks report | READ MORE

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