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What melts faster Salt water or tap water?
Great question! However you should know that there is actually very
little difference between ice cubes made from tap water and ice cubes
made from salt water. The salt tends to be pushed out of the water as
it forms ice crystals. Have a look at another one of our answers De-Salting Saltwater - The Cool Way
If you want to find out about the differences between ice melting in tap water versus salt water you should take a look at Why does ice melt faster in tap water than in salt water?
(republished on 07/25/06)
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