How much does desalination cost?

Answer According to the U.S. Geological Survey, desalination costs around $1,000 per acre-foot, which equals the amount of water to cover one acre with water to a depth of one foot. This equates to $3 to ... Read More »

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How much does a desalination plant cost?

The cost to build a desalination plant varies. In 2005, India completed construction of a low temperature thermal desalination plant at a cost of EUR 922,000, or about $1.2 million. A desalination ... Read More »

How to Do Desalination?

Desalination is the process of removing impurities, generally salts, from water in order to make it drinkable or safe for industrial uses. There are three ways to desalinate water. The first, rever... Read More »

Who invented desalination?

According to Rensselaer Polytechnic Instutite, the first technical report of the desalination process was written by Thomas Jefferson, but the process has been used for hundreds of years, and is me... Read More »

When did desalination start?

Desalination took off during the 1790s, according to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In 1791, then Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson drafted official instructions on how to remove salt from... Read More »