Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

Press Releases

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    Monday June 30, 2014

    Have You Heard of the Water Aid Campaign ‘UAE Suqia’?

    It is the latest initiative that enhances the UAE’s humanitarian role by providing fresh drinking water to over 5 million people…

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    Monday June 23, 2014

    Could Drinking Seawater Be Good For Us?

    Studies and experts around the world concluded that water reclamation, water recycling and reuse could reduce up to 50% of a country’s consumption and help preserve its water conservation..

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    Tuesday March 11, 2014

    100 million trees dry, rather than green, the UAE’s western desert

    In an attempt to ‘greenify’ the UAE’s Western Region desert, (some claim in the hope of creating a milder micro-climate in the UAE) more than 100 million trees have been planted, often as buffer zones like the one depicted, and irrigated, mostly,...

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    Monday March 10, 2014

    The Search For Drinking Water In California Has Led To The Ocean

    California is getting some much needed rain this week, but more than two-thirds of the state is still in extreme drought conditions, and that has the state thinking about alternative ways of getting water

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    Sunday March 09, 2014

    PUB, Japanese firm open new water recycling and treatment plant in Jurong

    National water agency PUB and Japanese firm Meiden Singapore yesterday jointly opened a S$10.3 million demonstration plant capable of treating and recycling industrial used water, in a bid to recover every drop of water used here.

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    Thursday March 06, 2014

    Saudi Arabia to allocate $18bn for desal projects

    Saudi Arabia plans to allocate approximately US $18bn on new desalination plants by 2020 in a bid to meet the rising demand of consumers, Asharq Al-Awsat daily reported.

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    Wednesday March 05, 2014

    Wastewater treatment plant tops priority list

    The construction of a new Lions Gate secondary wastewater treatment plant is the top priority in Metro Vancouver for funding under the federal government's recently announced National Building Canada Fund.

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    Tuesday March 04, 2014

    Lake Station's new water treatment plant nearly complete

    Most Lake Station, Ind. residents cannot drink water directly from their taps without some boiling or filtering, but a new, nearly $11 million water treatment plant on Union Street should change that within two months.

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    Monday March 03, 2014

    'Current test' for water pollution

    A simple test of electrical conductivity could be used as a parameter for water quality, according to new research published in the Journal of Tropical and Agricultural Sciences. The research investigated whether this single parameter could be used...

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    Sunday March 02, 2014

    Water desalination capacity in Oman set for 66% jump

    Muscat: The Oman government is planning to substantially raise the country's water desalination capacity, to meet the projected demand from households across the country within the next six years.