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Use geothermal energy instead of petroleum to desalinate.

Posted by: WILSON DEVERE

Campaign: How can you make drinkable water from the ocean?

The International Desalination Association reported 14.7 billion gallons of drinkable freshwater a day is created by 13,000 desalination plants around the world. A lot of these plants are in countries like Saudi Arabia use oil to heat sea water and remove salt. Dig down deep enough to use geothermal energy to desalinate ocean water.


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Johan Persson

Most places where desalination is needed are warm and sunny, hence you could also use solar energy to carry out desalination.

AJ Kennedy

Great idea. What are the other countries? How can Saudi Arabia share their technolgoy?

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