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  1. 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

  2. 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, ...

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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Saudi Adsorption Desal and Cooling Facility Opens

    21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 11:34

  6. Ban and Obama Talk Syria and Climate in Goodbyes to UN

    21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:24

  7. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  8. Dubai Denies Reports of Bacteria in Bottled Drinking Water

    28 Jul 2016- 08:42 by Local Press Report DUBAI Emirates 24/7 The Dubai Media Office has refuted social media claims of a bacteria-infected drinking water that is reportedly packaged and produced in the emirate. The government authority has further ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2016 - 08:42

  9. Enova Announces Expansion, Appoints New CEO

    23 May 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report DUBAI MENAFN Enova, one of the region’s leading providers of multi-technical and energy management services, has announced a major expansion plan with the signing of an MOU between Enova’s two shareholders: Veolia ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:39

  10. District Cooling Giant Empower Announces Record Water Savings

    17 May 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report DUBAI Trade Arabia Empower, one of the world's largest district cooling service providers, said it has achieved record saving of 263 million in imperial gallons of fresh water in 2015, enough to fill 478 ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2016 - 08:50

  11. 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 ...

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

  12. UAE Considers Building a Mountain to Maximize Rainfall

    3 May 2016- 08:43 by Local Press Report DUBAI Washington Post The United Arab Emirates is certainly no stranger to ambitious mega-projects. Even by the UAE’s standards, however, building a mountain would stand out as an ambitious plan. And perhaps what’s ...

    Local Press Report - 05/03/2016 - 08:43

  13. DEWA Awards $71 Million Water Transmission Network Contract

    25 Jan 2016- 08:36 by Local Press Report DUBAI Zawya Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a AED 260 million contract for the project to supply, lay and commission a 46km water transmission network in Dubai. Access Innovation, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2016 - 08:36

  14. Abu Dhabi Needs to Invest $2 Billion for Desalination Innovation

    20 Jan 2016- 11:19 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Khaleej Times The emirate of Abu Dhabi needs to invest around $2 billion in desalination of water in the next five years to keep up with water demand. Sustainable desalination and waste water treatment ...

    Local Press Report - 01/20/2016 - 11:19

  15. World Future Energy Summit Opens With Warning on MENA Water Shortages

    19 Jan 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI 7 Days The Middle East and North Africa will face severe water shortages in the coming years as populations increase and further strain is placed on resources. That is according to a white paper issued by ...

    Local Press Report - 01/19/2016 - 09:31

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