Knowledge hub

Seawater desalination for drinking water

The Sorek desalination plant located in Israel is the largest reverse-osmosis desal facility in the world. The plant uses a chemical-free system using porous lava stone to capture the microorganisms before they reach the membranes that separate salt molecules. Sorek can produce a thousand liters of drinking water, and households in Israel pay the same amount as most U.S. cities.


Read more at:

http://www.waterworld.com/articles/wwi/print/volume-28/issue-6/technology-case-studies/desalination/sorek-stands-tall.html

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/israel-proves-the-desalination-era-is-here/