Dake Rechsand to introduce sponge cities as a climate adaptation solution for water management in cities at WETEX Dubai

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  • Date: 23-Sep-2022
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Country: UAE
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Dake Rechsand to introduce sponge cities as a climate adaptation solution for water management in cities at WETEX Dubai

Dubai, UAE: Dake Rechsand, a Dubai-based company specializing in sustainability solutions for water conservation, rainwater harvesting and stormwater management, is exhibiting the Sponge City Initiative (SCI) at WETEX Dubai. The latest edition of WETEX, the region’s largest sustainability and clean energy technology exhibition, is scheduled for September 27–29 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

The Dake Rechsand team, including CEO Chandra Dake, and Dr Yuming Su, PhD. P.E. D.WRE, who is actively involved in many Sponge City projects in China, will be helming the exhibition on the revolutionary concept. Titled ‘Sponge Cities: Circular Approach to Integrate Blue and Greenscapes for Smart Water Management’, the presentation will touch upon solutions to floods and related challenges in the context of the UAE and the larger MENA region.

“The region’s long-standing water scarcity issues and the recurring floods find a sustainable solution in Sponge City a concept in advanced implementation in China and one that holds great relevance within the regional context. We have been raising awareness of Sponge City in MENA, exploring partnerships for local implementations, and creating an ecosystem of impact-led stakeholders.” said Chandra Dake, CEO of Dake Rechsand.

Dr Su is the Vice Director of State Key Laboratory of Silica Sand Utilization