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10 Common Signs Of Dehydration

If we were put on an isolated island with fresh water but without any food, we would survive up to eight weeks. The situation changes severely without water, though, and in most cases, a human cannot survive more than 5 days. Without water, our organs start to deteriorate and our …

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Ministry Sucks Out More Than 10 Million Gallons Of Water

There was rains across Qatar that led to waterlogging in several low lying areas. The maximum rainfall of 15.9 mm was recorded at Ras Laffan followed by 13.7mm at Al Ghuwairiya yesterday, according to the Qatar Meteorology Department. The Joint Rainfall Emergency Committee of the Ministry of Municipality was engaged …

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Qatar’s Population Touches 2.64 Million In December 2017

The total population of Qatar reached 2.64 million in December 2017 from 2.60 million in the same period in 2016. According to a report, a total of 2239 live births were registered in December 2017, while 205 deaths were recorded during the same period. The report also mentioned 318 marriages …

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First Set Of 15 Mega Reservoirs To Be Completed By June

The first phase of Qatar’s QR14.5bn Water Security Reservoirs Project with a capacity of 1,500 gallons of water in 15 reservoirs will be ready by June. HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, said that the project was the biggest of its kind …

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CMC Calls For Recycling Of Water Used For Ablution

the Central Municipal Council (CMC) has called for recycling of water used for ablution at mosques and reuse it to irrigate plants and trees around the places of worship. The idea was raised by vice-chairman Hamad bin Lahdan al-Mohannadi during the regular session. Al-Mohannadi said that such a move would …

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UAE To Impose 5% VAT On Bottled Water From January 2018

The residents in UAE will have to pay 5% VAT on bottled water from next year. Girish Chand, director, MCA Management Consultants, confirmed that VAT would be levied on bottled water as well as on the electricity and water bills. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) confirmed that from …

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QR38bn Projects To Be Implemented By Kahramaa

Kahramaa is all set to implement electricity and water projects worth around QR38bn over a five-year period, from January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2022, to meet the growing requirements in the country. The project was announced at Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa)’s Annual Planning Forum, which was …

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Ras Rukn To Get A Mega Power And Water Plant

Yet another mega power and water plant will be coming up soon in Qatar. The plants will be located in Ras Rukn in Al Shamal in order to meet the future needs of the country. The land has already been allotted to build a solar plant with the capacity of …

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Committee Is Ready To Deal With Rainfall Emergencies

The Joint Rainfall Emergency Committee of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment is all set to deal with rainfall emergency situation due to early preparations. “The committee which is in charge of handling rainfall emergencies is ready to drain out rainwater and started its meetings with authorities concerned before the …

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