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Reusing and recycling water

We take steps to manage our use of water responsibly – including looking for beneficial ways to recycle and reuse this valuable resource.

A natural filter for water

In the Omani desert, reed beds are being used to naturally clean water produced as oil extracted, before it evaporates.

A fresh water lake and two canoes

Taking water samples for science

Volunteers from Shell join citizen scientists around the world to help Earthwatch find solutions to fresh water challenges.

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Producing water in the desert

Water is a resource that is hard to come by in Qatar’s desert climate. The Pearl GTL plant produces more water than gas-to-liquids products.

Adapting to climate change

The world needs to adapt to the extreme weather events linked to climate change, particularly flooding and water shortages caused by droughts.