UN warns of rising levels of toxic brine as desalination plants meet growing water needs

https://phys.org/news/2019-01-toxic-brine-desalination.html

The fast-rising number of desalination plants worldwide—now almost 16,000, with capacity concentrated in the Middle East and North Africa—quench a growing thirst for freshwater but create a salty dilemma as well: how to deal with all the chemical-laden leftover brine.


Original Title: UN warns of rising levels of toxic brine as desalination plants meet growing water needs
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