S2 Episode 12: Water Desalination: Barriers and Opportunities


Come Rain or Shine Series, Season 2 Episode 12: This month we take a closer look at desalination of brackish groundwater and/or seawater as a potential solution to augment water supply in the arid southwest. We are joined by Dr. Sam Fernald, Director of the New Mexico State University Water Resources Research Institute, and Dr. Pei Xu researcher and professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University, who share their current research and thoughts on the future of this technology. Episode art courtesy of Pixabay.

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Skye Aney
Reanna Burnett


Emile Elias
Sarah LeRoy


Dr. Sam Fernald
Dr. Pei Xu


Wednesday, October 6, 2021