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Double participation of Almar Water Solutions at WFES Water in Abu Dhabi

This week, Almar Water Solutions took part in WFES Water, the most important water event in the Middle East, which forms part of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) within the framework of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Designed by the world’s most prominent water experts, WFES Water focused on the Water-Energy-Food nexus with the goal of optimizing the efficiency of resources, sustainability and security in arid regions.

Once again this year, Almar Water Solutions participated in two very interesting sessions. The first was titled “Harnessing Renewable Technology to Reduce the Energy Footprint of Water” and it focused on how the revolution of clean and renewable energies, and their impact on the water sector, can help overcome climate change. In this session, Carlos Cosín, CEO of Almar Water Solutions, presented several different success stories and new focuses for increasing the use of renewable energies in advanced water systems.

In the second panel discussion titled “Water financing and the developing world”, Carlos Cosín served as moderator along with the CEO of Aquatech, Devesh Sharma. This second session covered how technology for the common good of the population is being financed and the ease with which money can be redirected to support innovation in the water sector. It also discussed what banks and investors are looking for when it comes to financing a long-term water project.

With the International Desalination Association (IDA) as a Content Partner, at this year’s event, WFES Water presented the latest innovations and technologies that will help resolve the significant challenges of water scarcity in the world and that will make it possible to carry out the Water Security Strategy in the United Arab Emirates.

Almar Water Solutions, which was established by Abdul Latif Jameel in 2016, a great company with diversified businesses with its roots in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (the MENAT region), currently has offices in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. For this reason, it is especially concerned with addressing the challenges of scarcity, quality and contamination of water in this area, through the development of technological solutions for the water sector.

Almar Water Solutions takes part in the International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi

This week, Almar Water Solutions took part in the International Water Summit held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the leading event for promoting water sustainability in arid regions. It takes place within the framework of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and shares the stage with the World Future Energy Summit, an event centred on renewable energies, and the EcoWaste Exhibitions that deal with waste management and recycling solutions.

Carlos Cosín, CEO of Almar Water Solutions, was a speaker at the session on “Taking the waste out of wastewater” on Thursday 18 January. His presentation put forward the idea that wastewater is no longer a problem but, due to reuse, has become part of the solution to supply problems. He also approached various financing scenarios for this type of project.

Abdul Latif Jameel, the group to which the company belongs, was also a platinum sponsor of the World Future Energy Summit and participated in numerous activities such as conferences, press conferences, the media centre, etc.

The International Water Summit provided an extensive exhibition area, high-level conferences and an exclusive networking platform that enabled attendees to connect to the market and generate business opportunities. It was a unique opportunity to learn about the latest technological innovations in the sector.

The Almar Water Solutions team came to the International Water Summit from around the world to strengthen relations with leaders of the water sector in the Middle East and to learn about projects in the region at first hand. The company also has offices in Dubai and Jeddah to face current and future water-related challenges and provide service to citizens and businesses in the Middle East.