It's enormously expensive to transport water across vast distances, but efficient desalination processes could help.Deposit Photos

To Solve Global Water Scarcity, We Need to Get More Serious about Desalination

Dec 30, 2019

 Lab’s Peter Fiske featured in PopSci desalination story. <read more>



The BEST Field Projects Selected to Improve Water Management and Conservation

30 Jun 2016

Earlier in June, the Department of Energy announced the selection of two Brine Extraction Storage Test (BEST) field projects that will test enhanced water recovery technologies for their potential to produce useable water from carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites. Berkeley Lab researchers in the Energy Geosciences Division (EGD) will play a key role in BEST field project “Phase II Field Demonstration at Plant Smith Generating Station, near Panama City, Florida.”