Singapore Looking for Slice of Middle East Water Re-Use Market

28 Jan 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

— Singapore is looking to its recycling expertise to secure a slice of the burgeoning Gulf water market. In particular, a group of eight Singapore companies is hoping to secure $325 million USD worth of business over the next two or three years in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman. In practice, Singapore is making a virtue out of necessity. The tiny water-short island state, with 4.5 million living on just 700 square kilometers, has for decades run what is arguably the most efficient water supply system in the world in order to reduce the amount of water it has to import from its neighbors, Malaysia and Indonesia...

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