View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

It’s the UAE Dam It!

The UAE is not only building skyscrapers, canals, Formula 1 race tracks, airports and art galleries but also dams. Sixty-eight dams in the next five years to be precise.

This is all part of the move to protect the UAE’s natural water resources and meet consumer needs.

Here is a trivia question:

Q. How many dams does the UAE currently have?

Answer at the bottom of this page.

Check out more on this dam project at:

UAE will build 68 dams in five years, Khaleej Times, 13 August 2008.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: One of the dams in Fujairah (courtesy of Khaleej Times)

A. 140. Dam!