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Tag Archives: Water

WETEX & Dubai Solar Show present the latest developments, investments and technologies in energy, water, solar, environment and green development

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organising the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and …

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New dams to bring Algeria a step closer to water security

Algeria’s efforts to improve water security will take a big step forward in the next two and a half years as a series of dam projects come on-stream. OPWP seeks ministry’s approval for water desalination project in Salalah UAE’s FEWA announces ambitious plans to meet increasing water demand RO 100m Qurayyat water project to come on stream before year-end Abdelkader …

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Sharjah utilities authority signs first Build-Operate-Transfer contract

The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) has signed its first Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) agreement for the development of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant – hoping to set an example for future public-private projects in the emirate. Sharjah-based Alpha Utilities FZE won the BOT contract to develop a 2.2 MIGD (million imperial gallons per day) SWRO plant in Kalba, …

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority signs power purchase agreement with Masdar for third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Abu Dubai Future Energy Company (Masdar), for the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The agreement was signed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, and HE Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State …

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UAE Ministry of Environment and Water & Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture sign MoU

Partnership to support bilateral relations & boost agriculture & animal and fish farming. H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water and H.E. Dr. Sufian Sultan Al-Tamimi, Minister of Agriculture, Palestinian Authority, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of agriculture and animal and fish farming. The collaboration is a major leap in …

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Ministry of Environment and Water announces new phase of ‘Nakheelna’ Initiative

Decrease the infection percent of Red Palm Weevil to reach 1.5 percent with the end of 2017 UAE, The UAE, which is considered a leading country in the development of palm agriculture, has both economic and sentimental value for the palm tree sector. Its support for palm tree agriculture in the past has led to the industry’s remarkable growth. With …

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Unilever and Choithrams Educate Consumers on World Environment Day

Driving awareness of recycling and water conservation Unilever, one of the world’s leading FMCG companies, has been helping consumers make better choices for over 100 years. 2014 marks Unilever’s 3rd successive year of partnership with Choithrams, one of the UAE’s largest retailers, to further promote recycling, waste management and water conservation. The campaign which is running over the coming 10 …

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Sustainability in Water Technologies to help combat the GCC Water Crisis

Technologies like hybrid desalination and recycled produced water will help suffice the increasing water demands Ensuring water security for sustenance and growth has been a constant challenge for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. With increasing population and growth in industrial and agricultural activities, pressure on existent water resources is further amplified. Focus of the water sector in the GCC …

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Saudi Arabia: Almajdouie Logistics supporting Yanbu 3 Desalination Project

On May 22nd, 2014 Almajdouie Logistics has transported an Evaporator weighing 5,736.8 tons (gross weight during transportation), and believed to be the World’s heaviest, at the Yanbu 3 Desalination Project, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A total of six Evaporators will be transported by Almajdouie Logistics; four Evaporators will be fabricated in Vietnam and shipped to the site jetty at Yanbu, …

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Jordan readies the taps on controversial water project

                                                                 Noriko Hayashi / Panos By Nehal Lasheen – SciDev.Net A Middle Eastern scheme to tap groundwater highlights a regional problem with radioactivity, reveals Nehal Lasheen. A controversial water project in Jordan that is due to begin operation this …

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