Israel’s Watergen , a company which turns humidity in the air into drinking water, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with the Emirati company Al-Dahra to bring Watergen’s new tech to the UAE and other countries in the region.
Have you ever seen all the water that drips out of an air conditioner. That’s from the water vapor which is taken out of the air as its cooled. Now think about collecting all of that water from the humidity to just water your plants or clean the floor. That’s Watergen, only it develops mobile devices for use outdoors.
Leave it up to Startup Nation to come up with new ways to solve the world’s water shortage crisis. Desert countries like Israel are always in need of new sources of fresh drinking water. While recent years of plentiful rain have seen the Sea of Galilee’s levels rise, there is still a likelihood of a return of many years of continuous drought.
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Drought has been a serious problem worldwide with Southern California’s underground water sources practically all dried up. And, of Course, the UAE and the entire Arabian Peninsula is one big desert with a need for more drinking water.
????Watergen is coming to Abu Dhabi!!???? A new agreement was signed between Al-Dahra and Watergen to bring our revolutionary water solutions to the UAE and other countries in the region. https://t.co/UHMGeHelFl#WaterfromAir #Waterscarcity #Watertech #Innovation pic.twitter.com/nMqwtTbeC5
— Watergen (@Watergen_Inc) November 29, 2020
The agreement was signed last Wednesday in Abu Dhabi by Watergen’s president and CEO, Dr. Michael Mirilashvili, and HE Khadim Al Darei, vice chairman and co-founder of Al-Dahra. This new partnership will cover many sectors, including agriculture, offices and apartment buildings, hotels, and more. The agreement comes on the heels of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed in Israel in October by the two firms at the time of a visit by a high-ranking delegation of Al-Dahra executives in Israel.
“From the moment that we signed this agreement, it has shown how important the signing of the Abraham Accords was and the tremendous wisdom of our leaders in making this breakthrough for our region and the world. Though I had other plans, as soon as I learned of the accords I rushed here in order to show the world the tremendous impact and importance of this historic step. With this agreement, were showing our two nations, the region, and the world, what is possible with peace” says Dr. Mirilashvili.
Watergen, an innovative Israeli company that has developed a unique cutting-edge patented technology which enables to generate clean drinking water from the air we breathe using cost-effective energy consumption. Watergen’s impact is in creating both an additional clean drinking water source and accomplishing it in the most economically efficient manner. High temperatures and humidity of Emirates’ air are ideal conditions for Watergen’s large-scale water from air devices which can produce up to 5,000 liters of clean drinking water per day.
Al-Dahra is an Abu Dhabi based multinational company, one of the leaders in agribusiness, specializing in the cultivation, production, and trading of animal feed and essential food commodities and end-to-end supply chain management. Serving a large customer base spanning the government and commercial sectors, Al-Dahra has a widespread geographic footprint, with a workforce of 5,000 employees, operating in over 20 countries and catering to more than 45 markets, with a leading position in Asia and the Middle East. The group manages and operates a land bank in excess of 400 thousand acres of land with 1,200 pivots and a fleet comprising more than 2,000 farming assets.