Oman Hails Successes Of Fog Harvesting Initiative


A ten-year project of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs to collect water through fog harvesting in Dhofar is bearing fruit. The official said that the project that began in 2009 has been successfully implemented at four locations in Dhofar, is spread over an estimated area of 931,260sq m, and collects around 350,000 gallons of water during the autumn season. Speaking about the objectives of the project, he said, “The project helps in reducing desertification, increases green cover in the region and provide fresh water.”