Empower saves 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018, equivalent to the amount of water in 555 Olympic swimming pools

By District Energy posted 03-20-2019 13:28

  

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(MENAFN - Hattlan Media) Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, highlighted on the occasion of World Water Day, that it has saved 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018 which is equivalent to the amount of water in 555 Olympic swimming pools. This has achieved by using treated sewage water in its district cooling operations instead of fresh water, in line with the 2008 Executive Council resolution approved by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, that directs to lower the usage of fresh water and use other water alternatives in order to conserve the water resources in UAE.

This is as part of company's ongoing efforts to ensure water conservation and water security; one of the seven sectors of the National Innovation Strategy, which aims to promote innovations in addressing water scarcity. Empower also aligns its strategy with the UAE National Agenda, that leads to the UAE Vision 2021; which water security is one of the it's pillars. 

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