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  1. Environmental Activists Oppose Emirates Nuclear Energy Plan

    5 Aug 2020- 05:04 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Green Prophet In a desert region full of oil, and unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. Greenpeace, which runs an active unit in the Arab ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:04

  2. UAE Utility Defers Bills In Coronavirus Response

    16 Apr 2020- 05:49 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Arabian Industry Utico, the Middle East’s leading full service utility and the only private water and power company in the UAE today said that it is offering 100 per cent deferment of utility bills to con ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2020 - 06:04

  3. Another Extension For Hyflux?

    29 Sep 2019- 05:30 by OOSKAnews Info ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates UAE utility Utico has indicated that it would support an extension of the current court-ordered debt moratorium on financially-stressed environment sevices company Hyflux Ltd (Singapore) ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/29/2019 - 05:30

  4. Emirates Finalize Taweelah Desal Deal

    12 Sep 2019- 13:07 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec) finalised a Dh3.27 billion deal with Saudi Arabia's Acwa Power to build a desalination facility at Taweelah with a production capacity over ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:08

  5. Gulf Countries Consider Regional Water Grid To Boost Ties

    11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Gulf News Gulf countries are considering a regional water grid on the lines of electricity grid to meet the growing demand for water, a senior official from Kuwait’s ministry of electricity and water said ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2019 - 13:18

  6. Data Collection Helps Protect UAE Scarce Water Resource

    24 Oct 2018- 07:15 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National A major data collection scheme spearheaded by environmental campaigners can help the UAE avoid a water crisis. Water levels have been assessed at tens of thousands of wells as part of wide-ra ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2018 - 07:15

  7. Antarctic Icebergs For The Emirates?

    2 Jul 2018- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates An ambitious project to tow massive icebergs from Antarctica to the United Arab Emirates UAE is set to proceed, according to the company behind the plan to alleviate water stress ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:32

  8. UAE Water Consumption a "Huge Concern": Energy Minister

    14 Mar 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report Abu Dhabi, UAE The National The UAE's water consumption is now a "huge concern" for the country, the Energy minister said as he set out plans to initiate water-saving programmes across government bui ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 08:33

  9. Abu Dhabi Completes World’s Largest Desalinated Water Reserve

    16 Jan 2018- 08:51 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Gulf News Abu Dhabi has completed the construction of the world’s largest reserve of high-quality desalinated water, officials announced on Monday during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Innovation, Inf ...

    Local Press Report - 01/16/2018 - 08:51

  10. Abu Dhabi to Recycle, Re-use All Waste Water by 2020

    7 Nov 2017- 07:20 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Zawya By 2020 Abu Dhabi will recycle and re-use all of its wastewater within the emirate, officials said on Monday. Abu Dhabi currently reuses only five per cent of its treated wastewater while the emirate ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2017 - 07:20

  11. Demand for Desalinated Water Puts Pressure on Gulf Ecosystems

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Domestic consumption of desalinated water in the region is not only carbon-intensive but contributes to making the Arabian Gulf one of the world’s most salty and potentially most uninhabitable ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  12. Myths about Tap Water

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National UAE tap water has been blamed for a multitude of evils, such as hair loss, dry skin and premature ageing. But is there really something in the water? Access Climate Health Innovation, Infrast ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  13. Abu Dhabi: Electricity and Water Tariff Revised

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Gulf News Abu Dhabi has revised water and electricity tariff with effect from January 1, 2017 to reflect the actual cost of supplying water and electricity to all categories of customers in line with the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2016 - 11:17

  14. For UAE, Hope in Deep Ocean Water Desalination

    28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Gulf News Desalination is the only viable option to supply the United Arab Emirates with stable and sustainable access to fresh water. Existing technology intakes the necessary seawater through long pipes ...

    Local Press Report - 09/28/2016 - 10:15

  15. Abu Dhabi's Natural Water Reserves Will Be Exhausted in 50 Years: Study

    12 May 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National Natural water reserves in Abu Dhabi will be exhausted within 50 years because residents are unaware that they are using too much, a new study says. Access Scarcity Social Issues Abu Dhabi Uni ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2016 - 08:59