Water

  • Water reserve discovered in Kenya!

    A massive aquifer that holds enough water to meet all of Kenya’s needs for 70 years has been discovered, ITV News can reveal.   The pool, which was found more than 300 metres underground, is so large you could pour Loch Ness into it approximately 25 times. The newly discovered Lotikipi Basin Aquifer could provide […]


    Updated: 16 September, 2013

  • UAE eco-campaign to cut water-bottle waste

    On March 22 2013 – World Water Day – Karena Albers and Jenifer Willig launched Whole World Water (WWW), a social media campaign to get hotels, resorts, spas and restaurants to filter, bottle and sell their own water.   In exchange for a fee, the company becomes a member of WWW; for hotels this is US$1,000 per […]


    Updated: 20 May, 2013

  • Making more sense of UAE agriculture

    Agriculture in the UAE makes “no sense at all”, experts say, as it contributes less than 1 per cent to the economy while using more than 60 per cent of the country’s water.   Producing just a kilogram of steak requires 15,000 litres of water. Yet only 1 per cent of the world’s freshwater is […]


    Updated: 28 March, 2013

  • A LAKE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE UAE DESERT

      In the UAE, one of the driest countries on the planet, CNN’s Leone Lakhani stumbles upon a rare lake which recently sprouted up in the middle of the desert. Experts say it formed as a side-effect of increased desalination usage in the Gulf, a process which provides a heavy flow of water at a […]


    Updated: 18 March, 2013

  • Middle East Water Crisis: NASA Pictures Reveal Massive Loss

    DOHA, Qatar — An amount of freshwater almost the size of the Dead Sea has been lost in parts of the Middle East due to poor management, increased demands for groundwater and the effects of a 2007 drought, according to a NASA study. The study, to be published Friday in Water Resources Research, a journal […]


    Updated: 16 February, 2013