Energy and Environmental Services:

Water and Environmental Solutions

Securing Clean Water for All

According to the United Nations, water use has grown at more than twice the rate of population increase in the last century.

The world’s population is predicted to grow by more than two billion by the mid-21st Century, according to the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs. That growth means water security is one of the world’s most pressing and challenging issues, particularly in the Middle East, where energy-intensive water schemes are essential to meeting rising demand.

Global water demand is projected to increase by 55%, due to growing demand from manufacturing (+400%), thermal electricity generation (+140%) and domestic use (+130%).

OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050


people (20% of world population) live in areas of physical water scarcity


more face 'economic water shortage' (in countries lacking necessary infrastructure)

Sustainable Commitment

Underlining our commitment to becoming a global leader in the water solutions sector, we are addressing the water security needs of our region’s and the world’s growing population through a sustainable program of desalination, water and waste water treatment and recycling and reuse initiatives.

We are also focusing on co-located development of renewable power generation and reverse osmosis desalination together to minimize the energy used in production and the carbon footprint of the desalination process.

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy has recently established a new enterprise to spearhead this initiative bringing together a team of proven international expertise in this field.

Almar Water Solutions is a global water services provider. It offers integrated and tailored approaches to both municipal and industrial markets, capable of delivering comprehensive infrastructure solutions that support economic development and improve the life of all in the community.

With an initial focus on water projects in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa, the team has proven experience in numerous international markets.

Already, Almar Water Solutions is being considered for major infrastructure projects across the MENAT region. It has qualified for flagship opportunities, including those at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) in Saudi Arabia and with the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) in the United Arab Emirates.


of the Middle East region's water is from desalinated sources


of the world's desalinated water production is from the Middle East

“We will be a recognized leading player in the water sector, able to provide real commercial solutions to the challenges of achieving sustainable development.”

Carlos Cosin, Chief Executive Officer Almar Water Solutions

On the Horizon

We're in the process of establishing partnerships with leading global waste and water treatment engineering, services, and technology providers with the aim to become an authority in waste management, water and oil clearing & treatment services in the MENAT region.

This includes waste management solutions from collection, transportation and recycling, and waste-to-energy, plus oil treatment, emulsification and reprocessing solutions.

Abdul Latif Jameel’s 'Perspectives' thought leadership series provides a unique and engaging insight into the challenges and opportunities seen in core developmental business sectors across the rapidly developing Middle East, North Africa and Turkey region, and far beyond.

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