Drinking Sea Water

Lower Rio Grande Regional Seawater Desalination project Pilot Facility operator, Joe del Rio, holds two graduates of water, Friday, June 22, 2007 at the Brownsville Shrimp Basin. Left is treated water and on the right is raw seawater. According to a recent report by Global Water Intelligence, the worldwide desalination industry is expected to grow 140 percent over the next decade, entailing $25 billion in capital investment by 2010, or $56 billion by 2015. (AP Photo/Brad Doherty)