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  • 6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report DUBAI The National Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, has launched a Dh5.8 billion investment plan for new energy and water projects to serve the Northern Emirates. The ambitious plan encapsulates construction of water dams and a
  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:57 by Local Press Report DUBAI MEED Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has invited consultants to submit proposals for the emirate’s first independent water project (IWP). The project will be the first desalination plant that Dubai has tendered under the IWP model.
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report DUBAI Trade Arabia Utico, a leading private utility company in the UAE, said it has commissioned the largest sustainable trans-Emirate pipeline in the country, built at a cost of over $100 million. Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 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
  • 9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination project for the Atacama region in Chile. Upon
  • 26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report DUBAI Construction News Online Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has reported "significant progress" on its $50.3m (AED 185m) water pipeline project. Slated for completion in May 2018, the Jebel Ali – Al Hebab water pipeline will stretch
  • 2 Feb 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Warrenton, VA Senegal, Morocco and the Republic of Congo today declared new “Wetlands of International Importance” which will join the “Ramsar List” on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, February 2. The wetland sites include and incorporate exceptional
  • 18 Jan 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report DUBAI Saudi Gazette Water availability — or scarcity hereby — is a growing economic challenge and a major source of risk to businesses in the MENA region. The efficient use of water is especially relevant measure in the GCC manufacturing sector and of
  • 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
  • 24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report DUBAI Gulf News Dubai is to use a natural fissure as a long-term water reservoir, Dewa boss Saeed Al Tayer said in an interview at Wetex 2017. He added that the Dubai project was not merely a strategic reserve to ensure water security, but made economic
  • 28 Sep 2017- 08:15 by Local Press Report DUBAI Trade Arabia UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) said it has launched over 60 infrastructure development projects across the globe in partnership with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Establishment and the Emirates Red Crescent.
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 28 Jun 2017- 13:23 by Local Press Report DUBAI Arabian Business Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract to supply, extend and commission 40km of water pipelines, at a total cost of AED248 million ($67.5 million). The project includes the extension of main water pipes to

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