Desalination

Texas is booming—its growth in people and jobs puts it in a league of its own. But another set of growth data pales by comparison: Infrastructure, particularly in the water and transportation needed to accommodate the growth, is woefully lacking.
Apr 30, 2014   The Wall Street Journal - U.S. News
Arid Australia is investing big-time in a water desalination project that will attempt to ease some of the country's water woes.
Jul 12, 2010   The New York Times
Desalinization is a costly process because of the massive electricity needed to make it work. A Canadian startup believes it can cut that cost by 80% with a thermo-ionic process.
Mar 1, 2010   The Los Angeles Times
A large water desalination plant has been approved in Southern California, where water supplies are historically low and the population is high.
Aug 11, 2008   MSNBC