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24 Oct 2018 ABU DHABI
A major data collection scheme spearheaded by environmental campaigners can help the UAE avoid a water crisis. Water levels have been assessed at tens of thousands of wells as part of wide-ranging efforts to protect the vital natural resource.
16 Jan 2018 ABU DHABI
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.
7 Nov 2017 ABU DHABI
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 cent desalinated water, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) revealed it in its “Environment Report 2017” in the capital.
3 Feb 2017 ABU DHABI
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.
30 Jan 2017 ABU DHABI
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?
18 Nov 2016 ABU DHABI
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 emirate’s natural resources conservation policy.
28 Sep 2016 ABU DHABI
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 ocean’s surface. Alternatively, use of marine bottling plants has many advantages.
21 Sep 2016 EDINBURGH, Scotland/WARRENTON, VA,United States
An Abu Dhabi sewer system dispute, a borehole controversy in Sierra Leone and Harare lacking water treatment chemicals. These are three of the stories that appeared in the first issue of OOSKAnews’ first publication “Weekly Water Report, Middle East and Africa” ten years ago this week, on 18th September 2006...
10 Mar 2016 ABU DHABI
Scaling up renewable energy and introducing improved plant cooling technologies in China's power sector can reduce water-intensity up to 42 percent and emissions-intensity up to 37 percent by 2030, reported the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Wednesday.
14 Jan 2016 ABU DHABI
Dow Water and Process Solutions, the global leader in sustainable water separation and purification technologies, and a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, will discuss global water trends and the water challenges facing the region at the International Water Summit which will be held from January 18th-21st, in Abu Dhabi.
23 Dec 2015 ABU DHABI
The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) released its annual report for 2014, highlighting its efforts and commitment to protecting and enhancing air quality, groundwater, marine water quality, soil and the biodiversity of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi's desert and marine ecosystem.
7 Dec 2015 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 initial group of more than 80 signatories from government and the public and private sectors...