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MIT achieves simple, solar-powered water desalination

MIT, research, desalination, water treatment

Tests on an MIT building rooftop showed that a simple proof-of-concept desalination device could produce clean, drinkable water at a rate equivalent to more than 1.5 gallons per hour for each square meter of solar collecting area. A completely passive solar-powered desalination system developed by researchers at MIT and in China could provide …