One Desalination Stock to Invest In

October 9. 2016. 3 mins read

Where Are All the Desalination Stocks?

When we first wrote about investing in desalination, we didn’t know that it would turn out to be one of our most popular articles over time. As it turns out, there are quite a few investors out there who are interested in desalination investing. Unfortunately, there aren’t really any U.S. traded pure-play desalination stocks for retail investors to invest in. We highlighted the 20 biggest desalination companies before and not one of these companies was a publicly traded U.S. company. The list can be seen below:


Many of these companies are private, and of the companies that are publicly traded in other countries, the majority have water related revenues at less than 50%. There is one single company traded in Singapore that is worth a look but the rest just don’t have the exposure to desalination we are looking for.

The State of the “Desalination Industry”

The thing about desalination is that it’s not a new technology. There are many countries today that have no other alternatives to obtain water except to ship it in by boat or extract it from the sea. In these sorts of places, the plants may be quite costly to run but they have no viable alternatives since shipping in water would be far too costly. Desalination plants are used in many areas of the world besides island countries with Saudi Arabia actual

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