SchwartzReport: Plastic Pipe Transforms Salt Water into Fresh Water

12 Water
Stephan A. Schwartz
Stephan A. Schwartz

I am always on the outlook for new technologies that could help with what is coming as a result of climate change. Here is a very interesting one, a plastic that can be made into pipes and other things that simply by the nature of the plastic converts saltwater to fresh.  It holds promise as at least a partial solution to some of the problems of drought in agricultural areas.

A Special Kind of Plastic Pipe Could Be the Solution for California’s Water Woes

A new irrigation system takes saltwater and transforms it into pure water vapor to grow crops.