UCLA spin-out NanoH20 announces plans for $45m seawater desalination plant to be built in China.

NanoH20, a spin-out of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has announced plans to construct a $45m seawater desalinisation plant in Liyang, China.

NanoH20, which already has a similar plant based in Los Angeles, plans for the plant to be operational by the end of 2014. China is estimated to have around 1.35 billion people living within its borders, around a fifth of the world’s total, but only controls six percent of the global fresh water supply. To counteract…

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