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

6 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

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.
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Desalination Is Booming. But What About All That Toxic Brine?

6 monthes ago   |   By Wired

Desalination plants turn seawater into drinking water, but also pump hypersaline water back into the environment. That's especially troubling because desal has become extremely popular.
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