Monday, September 28, 2009

The Arabian Gulf is running out of fresh water

While the Gulf has seen tremendous economic development since the discovery of oil, there’s one important resource, which has not been able to keep apace: fresh water.

“Most of the groundwater can not be used for direct utilization as drinking water or even agriculture, without treatment,” Professor Waleed K. Al Zubari, Editor-in-Chief of the Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research, Arabian Gulf University in Manama Bahrain, told The Media Line. MORE HERE

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