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Can saltwater be desalted by freezing it? Answered

When putting the saltwater in the freezer for 12 hrs, will it make the concentration become lower than before?

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finnrambo
finnrambo

11 years ago

nope it would just freeze the salt where it is in the water

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lemonie
lemonie

11 years ago

Sea ice is essentially salt free, but the process by which it forms is not the same as the one you'll achieve in your freezer. Try it and see - you want ice and liquid - separate the two. L