An overview of the GCC unified water strategy (2016–2035)

  title={An overview of the GCC unified water strategy (2016–2035)},
  author={Waleed K. Al-Zubari and Abdulaziz S. Al-Turbak and Walid Zahid and Khalid Al-Ruwis and Ali Al-Tkhais and Ibrahim Al-Muataz and Ahmed Abdel-Wahab and Ahmed Ali Abdalla Murad and Meshari Al‐Harbi and Zaher Al-Sulaymani},
  journal={Desalination and Water Treatment},
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are situated in one of the most arid regions in the world, with extremely poor endowment of freshwater resources. Despite the water scarcity, the GCC countries have done well in providing water for their ever-increasing population and rapidly expanding economic base. However, this has been achieved only by resorting to relatively very expensive and costly investments in water supply sources and infrastructures manifested by desalination, water… 

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  • D. Owen
  • Economics
    Global Water Funding
  • 2020
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