Capping of wells start

ABU DHABI — Abu Dhabi Municipality has started capping around 630 wells in Abu Hassa area, western region, in a bid to save groundwater. The move is in implementation of the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and resolution of Abu Dhabi Executive Council to rationalise consumption of groundwater.

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Published: Mon 8 Aug 2005, 10:04 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:12 PM

Meanwhile, pumping of water out of 210 wells in Al Ashoush and Al Ajban areas will be stopped as water level is shrinking and salinity slightly increasing. However, alternative sources have been secured, through Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company, to supply farms with irrigation water.

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