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US Cities Quench Growing Thirst with Saltwater

Sep 13, 2013 (Science Friday) — As reservoirs disappear and wells run dry, cities around the U.S. are turning to saltwater to meet their water needs. Mike Hightower of Sandia National Labs and Amy Zander of Clarkson University talk about the future of desalination and its impacts on energy and the environment. Is it sustainable enough to succeed?

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