Desalination and Water Purification

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“And only with cost-effective and efficient revolutionary technologies will the nation be able to meet its future demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable water — relying on conventional water treatment plants is an insufficient answer to the nations evolving water supply challenges.” - Desalination and Water Purification Technology Roadmap 2003.

Press Releases

September 6, 2005
Sandia, task force to study ways ocean and wastewater can be desalinized in California.

June 28, 2004
$6 million appropriation to focus Sandia research on drinking water desalination, removal of arsenic.

December 6, 2004
Sandia, Tenix, and CH2M Hill will develop automated water safety sensor units.

February 12, 2003
Sandia, Bureau of Reclamation release research strategy for cost-effective water desalination.




Desalination web site contact: PVBRADY@sandia.gov