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 [...]Read More ...
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 [...]Read More ...
ABU DHABI // A new wastewater treatment plant on Al Ain Dairy farm will help save up to 22,000 litres of water a day. The high-tech Dh16million plant is now treating 700,000 litres of water a day and came fully into operation at the end of last month. “We’ve doubled our herd to 6,000 cows, [...]Read More ...
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 [...]Read More ...
MyDubaiMyCity and its Home in DXB team catches up with Tatiana Antonelli Abella, Co founder and Managing Director at Goumbook, who helps explain what we can do to live a more environmentally friendly life in Dubai. From installing recycling bins to solar panels there are lots of small and large steps that can be [...]Read More ...
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