Reverse osmosis

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A reverse osmosis system
A – Applied pressure
B – Seawater in
C – Particles
D – Membrane
E – Clean water out
F – Distribution

Reverse osmosis is a way of purifying water with the use of a filter (a membrane). The particles in the water are left on the other side of the sheet, while the water travels through it.The main use is for purifying salt water,[1] but it can also be used to purify other substances.[2]

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