Yemen poised to build first desalination plant
Yemen is set to build its first desalination plant. The $300 million project is a response to growing water demand as the country's natural water resources have become dangerously depleted.
Saudis in talks about Yemen desalination project
The chairman of Saudi water and power company ACWA Power International, Mohammad Abunayyan, was received by Yemen's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, on 23 May 2010 for talks about the second Mocha seawater desalination project.
Cyclone Mekunu shuts Sembcorp's Salalah desalination plant
Sembcorp Salalah Water and Power Co has shut down its desalination plant in Oman due to rough seas whipped up by Cyclone Mekunu, reports Reuters.
Al Sharif made VP sales for ERI's OEM group
California-based Energy Recovery Inc announced on 26 January 2011 the promotion of its former global sales director, Imad Al Sharif, to vice president of sales of OEM group, one of the fastest growing business groups at ERI.
Top 20 water-stressed countries with solar potential
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has named the world's top 20 most water-stressed countries which have the most solar energy potential.