While a multifaceted approach to managing water scarcity is needed, the role of unconventional water resources, driven by innovative technology, is often wildly underestimated, says Carlos Cosín, CEO of Almar Water Solutions in MEED, the Middle East business intelligence news platform.

The exclusive op-ed discusses desalination and water reuse, the effects of climate change on water and the environment, and how much more there is to do in introducing innovative water management and planning solutions.

Carlos writes:

“Water scarcity affects the entire world and relations between nations. Therefore, there must be enhanced knowledge transfer at a global level around water scarcity and the non-conventional water solutions that aim to tackle it.

“While calculating the economic advantages and disadvantages of unconventional water resources is complex, it is an important exercise to guide policymakers towards better decision-making.”


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