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The UAE has built the world’s largest desalinated water reserve—under a desert

Akshat Rathi
The UAE has built the world’s largest desalinated water reserve—under a desert

Abu Dhabi, UAE In 1960, the United Arab of Emirates had about 90,000 people. Today, it has 100 times as many. That wouldn’t have happened purely because someone found oil in the desert. The country’s residents need water, and a lot of it. Oil has helped, of course. It has allowed the country to build…