Desalination works for agriculture in right circumstances
Olga Barron, Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Land & Water, Australia
There are a number of benefits for desalinated water use in the agricultural sector. The most obvious one is that the technology produces an additional water resource. However, costs are a major limitation, and less expensive options are likely to be more attractive for agriculture.
This article first appeared in the May/June 2013 issue of Desalination & Water Reuse magazine.
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