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How do we turn ocean water into drinking water?
Question Date: 2007-03-28
Answer 1:

You put ocean water into a container on top of which there is a nozzle that twists downward into a catchments vessel. Then you boil it. Water vapor will condense into the nozzle, and run down into the catchments vessel, and the salt will be left behind in the original container.

Pros: there is an endless supply of seawater, because rain that falls on land ultimately flows into the sea.

Cons: this takes a *lot* of energy.


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