Presentation Title

Reverse Osmosis: Addressing Freshwater Shortage with Sustainable Desalination

Location

Student Union Event Center, Room 165A

Start Date

28-1-2020 2:50 PM

End Date

28-1-2020 3:10 PM

Presentation Type

Talk

Presentation Description/Abstract

Water security is an imperative part of high-functioning societies. Currently, large populations of the globe live in water-impoverished or water-stressed areas. With climate change and growing global populations, projections show more people being impacted by issues of water shortage.

One solution to water security is the implementation of desalination, specifically with reverse osmosis systems. This presentation walks through the history, capabilities, future work, and explanations on how reverse osmosis systems work. With continued research on improving desalination, communities in both developed and developing nations around the world can work towards total water security.

Keywords

Desalination, water, reverse osmosis, purification, water security

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Jan 28th, 2:50 PM Jan 28th, 3:10 PM

Reverse Osmosis: Addressing Freshwater Shortage with Sustainable Desalination

Student Union Event Center, Room 165A

Water security is an imperative part of high-functioning societies. Currently, large populations of the globe live in water-impoverished or water-stressed areas. With climate change and growing global populations, projections show more people being impacted by issues of water shortage.

One solution to water security is the implementation of desalination, specifically with reverse osmosis systems. This presentation walks through the history, capabilities, future work, and explanations on how reverse osmosis systems work. With continued research on improving desalination, communities in both developed and developing nations around the world can work towards total water security.