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  • 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 in the country and region. The National
  • 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, Infrastructure & Technology Scarcity Social
  • 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 uses 60 per cent groundwater and 35 per
  • 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 bodies of water, experts say. Access
  • 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 running well out to sea from deep under the
  • 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 were at the forefront of the International
  • 9 Dec 2015- 09:00 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Utilites-me The Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Sembcorp Industries have announced successful completion and commencement of operations of an approximately $200mn expansion to the Fujairah 1 Independent Water and Power Plant
  • 7 Dec 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The sixth day of climate talks in Paris on December 5th saw the launch of the Global Clean Water Desalination Alliance-- H20 minus CO2 initiative, which aims to tackle the water-energy nexus and climate change. The initiative includes an
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates Investing in renewable-energy technology presents the most affordable option for African countries to increase the amount of water available to meet rising demand due to expanding economic growth, rising population and
  • 17 Aug 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National A sewerage system is to be installed in the UAE-funded Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan that will alleviate months of health and pest problems for the more than 80,000 Syrians who live there. The project will be implemented in two phases
  • 10 Jun 2015- 09:16 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Khaleej Times Abu Dhabi will soon have the first man-made aquifer, which can store fresh water up to 100 years. In October, the Environment Agency-- Abu Dhabi (EAD) will start filling the first man-made underground water storage facility in the
  • 16 Apr 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report DAEGU/GYEONGJU The National A comprehensive study of water use in Abu Dhabi, commissioned by the Environment Agency-- Abu Dhabi (EAD), in collaboration with the University of Leeds in Britain, will assess the emirate’s water resources and how best to manage
  • 22 Jan 2015- 11:01 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI MENAFN-Khaleej Times The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) wants no more desalination plants in the emirate with the emirate’s population and economy estimated to triple by 2020. During the Water Summit on Tuesday part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability
  • 20 Jan 2015- 10:53 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI Suez Environnement At the World Future Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, a research contract to study seawater desalination using solar power was signed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology,
  • 25 Nov 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI International Water Summit Middle East and North African governments are expected to spend an estimated US$300 billion on water and desalination projects by 2022, underscoring the importance of January 2015's International Water Summit when