Daily Archives: 1 August 2013

‘Save it’ plea as water usage hits record levels in Saudi Arabia

Per capita consumption of drinking water in Saudi Arabia has now reached 265 liters, which is double the amount of water used by an individual in a European country, said Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah Al-Hussayen. He said total water consumption in the Kingdom crossed eight million cubic meters for the first time. “This is […]

Riyadh to build world-class facilities to house workers

The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) has announced plans to set up world-class labor housing units in the capital city with advanced health and recreational facilities. The announcement follows a joint meeting of authority and the executive committee for projects and planning, chaired by Riyadh Gov. Prince Khaled bin Bandar and attended by Deputy Gov. Prince […]