Dude:

“Chemists with the University of Texas and the University of Marburg have devised a method of using a small electrical field that will remove the salt from seawater.

Incredibly this technique requires little more than a store-bought battery.”

(Via New Invention Makes Ocean Water Drinkable | TruthTheory.)

Of immense important to islands that often don’t have easy access to natural water supplies. Of importance to coastal regions.

And should bring down water makers on boats to even cheaper levels.