Goal 6

The hydrogeological map project

The hydrogeological map project The Minister has launched phase one of its hydrogeological map project, which aims to create an accurate spatial database and a series of digital maps of groundwater reservoirs and surface water basins. The outcomes of the project will be used to draft policies for utilising and preserving ground and surface water resources, studying dams and water facilities, and determining groundwater capabilities, levels and quality, which will offer data on the indicators of the sixth sustainable development goal related to water resources, one of the initiatives of the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036.