MUSCAT -- The potable water requirements of a massive industrial hub and urban township envisioned at Duqm in Wusta Governorate will be met by a new Independent Water Project (IWP), according to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP)
Jabber Al Mazroui has succeeded in building one of the world's largest aquaponics farms in the desert climes of the United Arab Emirates. He hopes aquaponics can boom, but local farmers are proving slow to adjust.
Shipping fresh water to Qatar from the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in Chile, which is about 14,360km or 7,754 nautical miles away, might appear to be a far-fetched idea now. But, going by the ever increasing rates of water consumption and...
The UAE should make a comprehensive study of its wetlands to better protect the birds that rely on them, according to an international conservation official.
The Pacific Institute has published the next instalment of its series on Key Issues For Seawater Desalination in California, this time looking at energy requirements and associated greenhouse gas emissions for desalinated water.
Water is the common name applied to the liquid form (state) of the hydrogen and oxygen compound H2O. Pure water is an odorless, tasteless, clear liquid. Water is one of nature's most important gifts to mankind. Essential to life, a person's survival...
Swiss bank Pictet & Cie.’s water fund is profiting from the Middle East’s need to buy the technology to make more seawater drinkable as companies such as Xylem Inc. (XYL) and Danaher Corp. (DHR) step up business in the region.
Saudi Arabia will invest in the region of $134bn (SAR 502.5bn) in water and power projects over the next decade, according to officials.
IWS starts road show to highlight the importance of global collaboration in addressing water scarcity in arid regions
The first stop of the International Water Summit (IWS) road show in Tokyo last week highlighted the significant role that IWS seeks to play in the global effort to promote sustainable water resource management solutions.