The Water Research Center - A National and Regional Leader in Confronting the Challenge of Sustainable Water Resource management
KISR has emerged as a national and regional driving force in sustainable water resources management by creating integrated multidisciplinary teams to address national and regional challenges. The success of these teams in addressing the challenge of water scarcity is a reflection of the professionalism, commitment, and expertise of KISR’s researchers.
Collaboration with NASA: Working in collaboration with NASA to better characterize the region’s water aquifers using deep-sounding radar technology.
Wastewater Treatment: Designed the world’s largest commercial pilot wastewater treatment plant in Sulaibiya (with a capacity of 6,000,000 m3), based on twin-membrane
Intellectual Property Portfolio: Created a robust intellectual property portfolio that includes advanced membrane technologies from dual- to single-stage, a patented
Dr. Mohammed Al-Rashid
- Optimization of the sustainable use and management of Kuwait’s natural water resources.
- Improvement of the overall availability of water by identifying and implementing more cost-effective technologies for wastewater reclamation and maximizing wastewater reuse options to sustain adequate water resource for the State of Kuwait.
- Addressing of Kuwait’s need for an improved desalination capacity that enhances raw material and energy efficiency.
- Improvement of the sustainability and competitiveness of Kuwait’s freshwater supply from thermal and membrane desalinations technologies by using solar energy, improving system efficiency, and enhancing flexibility while minimizing the environmental impact.