Water Shortages: Desalination vs. Conservation

Seawater desalination may offer a promising supplement to diversion of freshwater to China’s dry north-east, especially as severe droughts in the south place the latter’s basic logic in question. Critics argue,...

Can the Sea Solve China’s Water Crisis?

The Guardian reports on a sea water desalination plant outside Tianjin that aims to provide a solution to the country’s water crisis: Engineers from the operating company – the State Development and Investment Corporation...

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