But as the American Southwest barrels into a new era of extreme heat, drought and aridification, officials and conservationists are giving new consideration to the process of converting saltwater into drinking water, and the role it may play in California’s future.
- Hayley Smith
- Los Angeles Times
Although desalination requires significant energy, California’s current extended drought has revived interest in the technology.
Experts are already experimenting with new concepts such as mobile desalination units and…