The plant was commissioned in 2007 at the height of the millennium drought. It can produce up to 100 gigalitres of water a year – enough to fill 40,000 olympic sized swimming pools. But has been used sparingly, operating at its minimum mode of 8 gigalitres a year, because of the expense of turning seawater into freshwater.
Upcoming Desalination Events
Abu Dhabi ACWA Africa America Asia Australia California Cape Town Chennai China Dubai Egypt Emirates India Iran Israel Kenya KSA MED Middle East North Africa North America Oman Pakistan Persian Gulf Sacramento San Diego Saudi Saudi Arabia Singapore South Africa South Aisa South America South Asia Southeast Asia Sydney Tamil Nadu Texas UAE United Arab Emirates United States US USA Western Aisa Western Asia