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!
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