NEWS & EVENTS

  • Combating HABs Threat to Desalination Plants in Oman: An Operational Model Red tide is a naturally occurring phenomenon, higher than normal concentration of microscopic, single celled, photosynthetic algae. The coastal waters of the Sea of Oman host many indigenous species of marine algae whose populations…

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  • MEDRC is delighted to announce the 2016 Water Research Fellowship Program in collaboration with the Palestinian Water Authority and the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jordan.  This is a unique initiative that supports Jordanian and Palestinian researchers at Jordanian and Palestinian Universities. The goal of…

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  • The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) marked World Water Day under the theme, ‘Water for Jobs’ at its headquarters in Al Hail. Celebrated on March 22 every year, World Water Day has been designated by the United Nation’s General Assembly to highlight water-related issues…

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  • Walk For Water Jobs Under the Auspices of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the presence of Ambassador Dr. Mohamed Al Busaidi, Chief of North America Department of the Ministry   MEDRC is proud to announce it’s celebrations for International World Water Day!The UN Water…

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  • Message For 2016 Three weeks ago the World Economic Forum declared that water crises pose the single most significant global risk for the coming decade. For those of us working in the international water sector, this comes as no surprise. The search for solutions to…

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  • MEDRC Technical & Research Support in Gaza – February Troubleshooting and Non-Routine Maintenance Visits MEDRC activities in Gaza continue in February as staff  undertake a series of technical consultations with desalination plant managers throughout the month. Under the MEDRC Dedicated Troubleshooting and Non-Routine Maintenance  Program…

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  •   80 Students from Muscat Schools Visit MEDRC MEDRC invited 80 Muscat students from grade 6 to come to their Desalination Training Center in Al Hail, to allow the students to get an overview of the water sources in Oman. The day was split into…

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  • Essai Events

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  •   MEDRC hosted an advanced level training session last week on Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Management, attended by water sector experts from Palestine and Jordan. The objective of the training was to build on existing knowledge, share best practice and to understand advances in NRW Management…

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  • In cooperation with the Palestinian Water Authority and the Ministry of Agriculture, Palestine, MEDRC is implementing an ongoing program to address basic operation and maintenance issues for small scale agricultural and domestic use desalination and water treatment units in the Jordan Valley, Palestine. An initial…

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  • New system to predict Red Tide outbreaks International and local marine experts meeting in the Sultanate have successfully developed what is hailed as a precursor of an early warning system for combatting potentially lethal Red Tide phenomena in Oman and the wider Arabian Gulf region….

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  • MEDRC Launches 2016 Desalination Training Schedule MEDRC recently launched the 2016 desalination training schedule under their Continued Professional Education and Training  in Water program. The training courses are designed to suit various positions, from entry level to expert level. New courses that have been added…

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