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This new city near Dubai is aiming to be 'net-zero'

04-11-2019
Dubai, sustainability

Fenced off by a wall of trees, about 20km from the high rises towering over Dubai's city centre, there lies a small solar-powered settlement aiming to become a green oasis in the desert. Renowned for its glitzy skyscrapers, air-conditioning-blasting shopping malls and indoor skiing facilities, the emirate of Dubai has long been the antithesis of …

Milestone achievement in Dubai’s wastewater treatment

18-04-2019
Dubai, wastewater treatment

Dubai’s wastewater treatment capacity has reached a milestone with the Dubai Municipality completing the second phase of the expansion of the Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of Dh1.3 billion (SGD 479 million). With a capacity of 375,000 cubic metres of water for this stage, the combined capacity of Warsan and Jebel Ali plants …