Oman’s water authority Diam becomes member of global Watershare knowledge platform

Posted on 13 February 2018

dws-kwr-diam-watershare-muscat-770pxDiam, the Public Authority for Electricity & Water of Oman (PAEW) has become the twentieth member of Watershare, a platform of water research organisations and water companies who share the goal of applying global expertise to local water issues.

Participation in Watershare, gives Diam access to worldwide knowledge and tools to assess its water systems, and to develop and implement technologies and practices to improve its water services.

In return Diam will bring its knowledge and practices to Watershare as well as stress conditions for water systems typical for the Gulf region.

 Some of the software tools that Watershare members can use.

High-level water services
Diam is very determined to further develop the high-level water services in Oman. A key issue in its long-term strategy is the determination of the best options for resilient water supply systems, which are able to cope with demographic and climate changes and other regional challenges.

Watershare’s knowledge and tools dovetails perfectly with the capacity building programmes of Diam.

Diam will feed Watershare with knowledge and practices on stress conditions for water systems typical for the Gulf region.

About Diam
As a governmental organisation, Diam provides high-quality, sustainable and reliable drinking water and power services to all of the people of the Sultanate of Oman.

Drinking water and electricity services are critical to the development of Oman. In total, Diam serves a population of more than 2.4 million people.

About Watershare
Watershare is a global collaborative platform for top applied research institutes in the public water sector.

Knowledge institutes that are member of the platform have access to a large number of software products, developed to resolve practical problems faced by the end-users of these knowledge institutes.

This news item was originally published on the website of Watershare and Diam.

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