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Turning Waves Into Fresh Water - SAROS Desalination


This system can turn seawater into drinking water using only the motion of the ocean. EcoH2 Innovations is working on a prototype for a floating desalination system. It's called a Swell Actuated Reverse Osmosis System, or SAROS.

The buoy based system is energy independent, taking its energy from ocean waves. It can generate over 3,000 gal (11,356 L) of clean water from the ocean each day and it can even be reconfigured to supply electricity, filter plastic or clean up oil spills.

With SAROS, we can cut the cost associated with producing fresh water in half. The company is now seeking crowdfunding to launch pilot projects in Puerto Rico and Haiti.