Douira Desalination Plant

World largest Seawater Desalination Plant

Morocco is set to commence the construction of the world’s largest seawater desalination plant in 2021, at the Southern Coastal City of Agadir. The US $301m Douira Sea Water Desalination plant is expected to have a treatment capacity of 75 million cubic meters of water per year. Abengoa, a Spanish company has been chosen by the Moroccan National Electricity and Drinking water Office (ONEE) to construct this new desalination plant.

Filter turning Saltwater into Freshwater Upgrade

This article is significant news in the MENA region; the most water-scarce region in the world, where desalination plants are for some time now ‘run of the mill’ urban furniture.  An improvement in the filtering membrane would have a financial impact on the running costs of these plants. It could encourage the inception of more […]

Water supply and sanitation in the Palestinian territories

Of all the conflicts affecting the MENA region, that of the Israel – Palestinian one could possibly be the most enduring.   Water supply and sanitation in the Palestinian territories are characterized by severe water shortage and are highly influenced by the Israeli occupation. The water resources of Palestine are fully controlled by Israel and the division of groundwater is […]