• Question: how much drinkable water is in our oceans?

    Asked by #:)science to Matt on 18 Nov 2018.
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      Matt Bower answered on 18 Nov 2018:

      well none, really, because it’s all too salty to drink. BUT we do have ways of treating sea water to remove the salt to make it drinkable. It takes a lot of electricity to do this, but in drier parts of the world this is sometimes their main way of getting water.