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Researchers discover massive freshwater reserves beneath the oceans

December 08, 2013

Researchers discover massive freshwater reserves beneath the oceans

The water has been found off Australia, China, North America and South Africa.

According to a news release from Flinders University, researchers have found massive reserves of fresh water beneath oceans, offering new chances to prevent an emerging global water crisis. They discovered that approximately 500,000 cubic km of low-salinity water are hidden beneath the seabed on continental shelves around the globe.

The water has been found off Australia, China, North America and South Africa.

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