Michael Hightower
Distinguished Member, Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sep. 13, 2013

US Cities Quench Growing Thirst with Saltwater

Desalination is growing in popularity, but is it sustainable enough to solve our water problems?

deslination, water, thirst, quench, Mike Hightower, Sandia National Labs, Amy Zander, Clarkson University

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Water

March 22 is World Water Day. In this hour, we'll take a look at the technical and political challenges in providing clean water around the world.

water, environment, sanitation

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