Az Zour North facility is Kuwait’s first independent desalination plant and power station, accounting for up to 20% of the country’s desalination capacity and up to 10% of its energy capacity – Kuwait

A quick aerial view of the state of Kuwait brings one of the country’s most pressing challenges into sharp focus – meeting the water needs of a growing population in a landscape dominated by desert sands. In a recent study, the World Resources Institute ranked Kuwait among the top ten countries globally that are likely to face extremely high water stress by 2040. With average annual precipitation of just 121mm per year and no permanent rivers or lakes, it is no surprise that more than 90% of water for domestic and industrial needs and up to 60% of total […]