|CALIFORNIA WATER NEWS|
Desalination Facilities and Coastal Power Plants: Finding New Use for Old Technology
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Worldwide, there are over 2,100 desalination (desal) facilities which produce nearly 3.5 billion gallons of drinking water each and every day. Although some countries, particularly those in the Middle East, rely on desal technology to produce 70 percent of their drinking water supply, the United States obtains only a tiny portion of its drinking water from desal facilities.
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