• Purification Pioneers

    March, 2017
    TANQIA, in the Emirate of Fujairah, is the first privately-held wastewater collection and treatment utility in the UAE and the Middle East. TANQIA – which means ‘purify’ in Arabic – encapsulates in one word the mission of the company. Mr Ibrahim Elwan, Chairman of the Board, speaks to Sarah Pursey about how TANQIA was created […]
  • Wastewater Management Pioneer

    March, 2017
    Over the past 30 years, the underground water reserves of the United Arab Emirates have decreased and their salinity increased due to excessive pumping, and unless the depleted reserves are recharged with excess desalinated water, the UAE will become one of the Top 10 most water scarce countries in the world. At the current rate […]

    December, 2016
    It has been two years since TANQIA – the first privately held wastewater collection and treatment utility in the UAE and Middle East – last spoke with Euroasia Industry. Since then, the pioneering utility has significantly expanded its network, connecting thousands more people and properties, while driving down the cost of its wastewater services via […]