Words On Water #80: Mohammad Abdulatif on Water in Saudi Arabia

February 25, 2019

Mohammad Abdulatif is superintendent for the Dhahran Water Operations Division in Saudi Aramco and founder of the Saudi Arabia Water Environment Association. In this episode, Mohammad discusses water management in Saudi Arabia, including the extensive use of desalination, requirements for reuse for industry, and prioritization of agricultural crops that require less water. He talks about the challenges of growing water demand in an arid country and how Saudi Vision 2030 features a focus on a sustainable water sector, supported by government investment. Mohammad also explains efforts to educate the public, including children, about water conservation.

Episode #80
Hosted by Travis Loop

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