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  1. GCC Experts Want Creation of Regional Research Center

    7 May 2012- 10:32 by Local Press Report DOHA The National (United Arab Emirates) Full Story- Experts are calling for a new regional center to help stop the cost of water and energy production in the Gulf from spiralling out of control. With some GCC ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 09:46

  2. Jumeirah Water Supply Restored

    23 Apr 2012- 11:05 by Local Press Report duBai The National (United Arab Emirates) Full Story- Water was restored to Jumeirah Village on April 17 after being cut off for more than 20 hours. Residents said the supply problem began on the evening of April ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 09:46

  3. Gulf Countries Must Reduce Usage If Desal Remains Solution

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  4. Adia Acquires Stake in Kemble Water Holdings

    19 Dec 2011- 19:36 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) Infinity Investments, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in the United Kingdom’s biggest water utility, Kemble ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

  5. Per Capita Water Availability in MENA to Be Cut in Half by 2050

    8 Aug 2011- 15:56 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) Per capita water availability in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region-- currently about 1,200 cubic meters annually-- will be halved by 2050, due to population ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:49

  6. UN Extends Emergency Aid in Drought-Stricken Eastern Syria

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 15:13

  7. UAE to Provide Water Supplies for Pakistani Refugees

    7 Dec 2010- 07:11 by Local Press Report Pakistan, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2011 - 07:30

  8. UAE to Provide Water Supplies for Pakistani Refugees

    6 Dec 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report UAE, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water supplies. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:44

  9. UAE Water Reserves at Risk of Depletion

    15 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE's water reserves are in "big danger" of being depleted, and solutions must be found quickly to address the situation, according to Khalid bin ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 03:00

  10. Waste Pools Near Wafra Pollute Groundwater

    21 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT The National (United Arab Emirates) Three lagoons located near Wafra contain industrial, chemical and household waste dumped by tankers, and environmentalists warned that the wastewater could ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 01:00

  11. Sharjah Plans $3.5 Billion USD Drainage Repair Project

    22 Mar 2010- 14:46 by Local Press Report SHARJAH The National (United Arab Emirates) Sharjah is developing a $3.5 billion USD plan to fix the emirate's drainage systems, which failed during recent storms, leading to sanitation problems and flooding. ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 23:00

  12. Oman's Aflaj System Drying Up

    15 Mar 2010- 14:46 by Local Press Report MUSCAT The National (United Arab Emirates) The ancient aflaj water systems in Oman are drying up, threatening agricultural production in the country. The aflaj collect groundwater through a natural infiltration ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 23:00

  13. Desal Plant to Treat Algae Blooms

    22 Feb 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report UAE, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The Fujairah F2 desalination plan at Qidfa, on the Gulf of Oman coast, will be the first in the region to treat water for marine algae blooms. The plant will use ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:44

  14. Syria Faces Severe Water Shortage

    1 Feb 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS, SYRIA The National (United Arab Emirates) Despite recent heavy rains, Syria is facing a severe water shortage that is expected to get worse due to the effects of climate change, according to the Syrian ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 22:00

  15. Water Shortages, Saline Soil Hit Food Production

    15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by Local Press Report Iraq, KUT The National (United Arab Emirates) Drought, drying rivers, soil salinity and a shortage of fuel for pumps are taking a serious toll on Iraqi farmers in Wasit province's capital, Kut. Average ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 05:00

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