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Major Desalination Plants to Counter Demand in UAE

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united arab emirates, ABU DHABI

— The Federal Electricity and Water Authority in assessing major desalination projects to counter increased water consumption in the northern emirates.

The authority has contracted a 6 million gallon-per-day desalination plant at Ajman at a total cost of $21.8 million USD, according to Mohammad Saleh, director of the authority's water department.