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Hi Melissa. Salt water is very corrosive and is no friend of the delicate electronics found in today's cameras. In the old days of film cameras it was recommended to immediately switch off the camera and immerse it in distilled water to try and flush out any salt residue then sit it on a radiator and leave it to dry out.
You may be lucky, and I hope you are, but error 70 is a code found in many Canon cameras and means that there is a "hardware malfunction" this is not very specific and means a trip to a service centre where a technician can determine exactly what kind of error it is. Further drying out won't make much more of a difference and the salt will still keep eating into the electronics.
Water, any kind of water is a conductor of electricity. If you truly dried out the camera and it will not power up it probably shorted out. The one thing that might clean any minerals or salts out of the camera that is readily available is rubbing alcohol. With the battery removed, submerge the camera in rubbing alcohol and swish it around, then drain it and let it dry. Do not use anything like a hair drier to do it because alcohol is flammable. After it is dry, install a charged battery and see if there is any sign that it powers up. This is a real long shot and I would use this as a last resort. Getting the camera fixed would probably cost as much as the camera. One other idea, if you have a Homeowner's Insurance policy, is to see if they would cover it.
If you dry it out you may get it to work but I think the cards are stacked against you. The lens will be junk when the water gets into it. You would be better off to go on Ebay or Amazon and buy another used camera.
The camera lens will have to come completely apart, and all the pieces be cleaned. This is not something you can do yourself at home. Because there is water in the lens, there is the risk that the humidity will cause corrision of some of the pieces and electronics inside of the lens unit.
You an try leaving the camera in a dry warm place that is not more than about 100 deg F for a few days to see if the water will dry out. But, I am sure that there will be water stains inside on the lens surfaces.
I very much doubt it. If you had removed the batteries straight away, stripped the complete camera and let warm air waft over it for a day and then put it all back together and tried it, you may have been lucky. But wet circuit boards and electricity is asking for major problems. Even leaving a closed camera for 2 days wouldn't have given it a good drying out.