UAE’s FEWA opens $35.4m Umm Al Quwain power plant

The government of Umm Al Quwain has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) to build reverse osmosis desalination plants in the emirate.

The planned desalination plants are in line with the UAE’s objectives of sustaining freshwater sources, UAE state news agency, WAM¸ reported.

The agreement is also said to be a response to the steady increase in water consumption that has been observed in the country’s residential, economic, industrial, and cultural sectors.