New atom-thick desalination filter slashes energy use by 20 percent

The process of removing salt water and particulate matter from ocean water to make it potable—desalination—can be tricky, time consuming, require a lot of fancy equipment, and use more energy than most water-deprived areas have to spare. Lockheed Martin has announced the creation of a new salt filter which they say could cut energy usage by up to 20 percent. This breakthrough could be the step that makes desalination a viable practice for serving water…

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New atom-thick desalination filter slashes energy use by 20 percent

The process of removing salt water and particulate matter from ocean water to make it potable—desalination—can be tricky, time consuming, require a lot of fancy equipment, and use more energy than most water-deprived areas have to spare. Lockheed Martin has announced the creation of a new salt filter which they say could cut energy usage by up to 20 percent. This breakthrough could be the step that makes desalination a viable practice for serving water…

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