Radical Desalination Approach May Disrupt the Water Industry | Columbia Engineering

Reverse Osmosis? Distillation? Nah. We’re talking about Solvent Extraction! The new methodology can help clean up hypersaline water solutions often produced by energy extraction methods.

Amine solvents (top phase) extracting water from hypersaline brines (bottom phase).

Columbia Engineering researchers design new desalination method for hypersaline brines that is low-cost, efficient, and effective; could address the growing water challenges across the globe

Source: Radical Desalination Approach May Disrupt the Water Industry | Columbia Engineering

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