Sandia Water Program Objectives
In many parts of the United States and multiple regions of the world, competing demands for fresh water are outstripping sustainable supply. Water issues increasingly limit economic development, impact interdependent infrastructure (such as energy and agriculture), and are a fundamental source of conflict. The primary objectives of the Sandia Water Initiative are to increase the safety, security and sustainability of water infrastructure through the development of advanced technologies that create new water supplies, decrease demand through water-use efficiency, and provide decision-informing tools to the institutions responsible for balancing supply and demand. We develop science-based, engineering solutions, guided by robust understanding of natural and human engineered systems.
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