For more than four decades Ramzan has been a “mashki,” or water bearer, an age-old profession now in decline as water companies and tankers increasingly supply residents.
Last winter, the massive dams and reservoirs that supply water to Istanbul’s 15 million residents fell to critically low levels, sparking fears of shortages. Late-arriving snow and rain ultimately gave Turkey’s largest city a reprieve. But water and climate experts
There is no doubt that water is a very precious asset, like gold. In several countries, water has a very high value, but unfortunately is scarce. This is because population growth and climate change are putting a lot of strain on the planet’s limited water supplies.
Yes, water is the most important thing for life. That’s the reason why scientists check for the presence of water first when they discover a new planet or even on Mars. Water means life. And death, if it comes uncontrolled such as the floods in Germany
World Water Day (WWD) is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis, in support of Sustainable Development
Tens of thousands in Gaza will access drinking water generated through solar power. This is a project funded by United Arab Emirates Government. It will be implemented by Washington D.C.-based Rostropivich-Vishnevskaya Foundation. This will help 125 schools managed
Dake Rechsand, the Dubai-based company specialising in sustainable solutions for water conservation and desert farming, has announced its participation in the upcoming Middle East and North Africa Climate Week (MENACW22), which is scheduled
Drought is not the word one associates with France, or with any other European country. It has not been so in living memory. But this year’s climactic rise in temperatures across Europe and in France brought home the bitter truth of the consequences of heat waves. The water in the reservoirs is evaporating, there is
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has listed India among the 17 countries, home to one-quarter of the world’s population, which face extremely high water stress. India has 18% of the world’s population but only 4% of the global freshwater resources — being an agrarian economy, it is the world’s largest extractor of groundwater.
Many valued partners and stakeholders from the business and tourism sectors have pledged to install a fountain. Dubai Can is well on track to meet the pledge of installing more than 50 fountains across the city by December 2022.