Seawater desalination unit brings relief to drought-prone Tamil Nadu village Chennai: The Ministry of Science and Technology on Saturday informe...

Seawater desalination unit brings relief to drought-prone Tamil Nadu village Chennai: The Ministry of Science and Technology on Saturday informe...Seawater desalination unit brings relief to drought-prone Tamil Nadu village

Chennai: The Ministry of Science and Technology on Saturday informed that seawater desalination through "solar thermal forward osmosis" has brought relief to a drought-prone village in Tamil Nadu.

Narippaiyur, a village in Ramanathapuram District, a drought-prone area situated in the South-East corner of Tamil Nadu will benefit from 20,000 litres per day of freshwater produced from the seawater - thanks to the solar thermal Forward Osmosis (FO) sea-water desalination system installed in the place.