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Gulf of Mexico Gets Wave-Powered Desalination Plant

May 28th, 2010 05:53 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

blair1q writes “The US Army Corps of Engineers has issued the first permit for a wave-powered desalination plant in American territory to a company called Independent Natural Resources. Waves will operate ‘Seadog’ pumps, which will lift water into the plant and onto a water wheel connected to a generator, which will create electricity to operate a reverse-osmosis desalination system. The permit runs for four years. Let’s hope they don’t harm the environment, permanently impact drilling operations, or give Rube Goldberg any crazy ideas…”

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