U.S. Cities Quench Growing Thirst with Saltwater
As reservoirs disappear and wells run dry, cities around the U.S. are turning to saltwater to meet their water needs. Mike Hightower of Sandia National Labs and Amy Zander of Clarkson University talk about the future of desalination and its impacts on energy and the environment. Is it sustainable enough to succeed?
Michael Hightower is a distinguished member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Amy Zander is professor and director of engineering and management at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York.