Desalination might not be the future of Kentucky water treatment, but it may be for the world. This following link is a video that looks at how much water we use and have to treat on this planet. Kentucky is fortunate with its large lakes and rivers; many places are not that lucky.
As a water professional, just because it might not affect Kentucky doesn’t mean you should be unaware of the world’s water needs. Someday you might have to work in an area that will require sea water to survive.