Would you believe it if someone said Hawaii was considered “water insecure”?
Freshwater scarcity is common not just in arid areas, but islands surrounded by seawater and cities with limited access to clean resources. Whereas Hawaii reuses wastewater to protect the state’s drinking water, other regions use desalination — the process of removing salt from liquid to create a fresh product suitable for cleaning or consuming. And many of these operations are rooted in a technology called reverse osmosis (RO). Read More »