water issues

Desalinating seawater sounds easy, but there are cheaper and more sustainable ways to meet people’s water needs

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Coastal urban centers around the world are urgently looking for new, sustainable water sources as their local supplies become less reliable. In the U.S., the issue is especially pressing in California, which is coping with a record-setting, multidecadal drought.