It is common in this region to have a combined cycle of desalination and power generation. The challenge is to not only produce potable water, but also to produce it efficiently and with as little impact as possible on the environment, says Ramarao Mandadi, Proposals Engineer -Solutions Business Unit, Endress+Hauser
Beyond ramping up desalination capacity, GCC utilities will need to guarantee long-term water security
Modern desalination plants and smart technologies are two elements expected to form the core of the GCC’s approach to the fast growing demand for potable water in the region
As a water crisis looms large in the GCC, the UAE has launched the world’s largest underground reserve for desalinated water. Could groundwater recharging unlock new possibilities for water security in the region?