Water is the world's most precious resource, the elixir of life. To help understand the quantity, quality, and distribution of ground water and to help safeguard these reserves of Abu Dhabi Emirate, NDC has partnered with the US Geological Survey (USGS) to form the Ground Water Research Program, providing valuable research on groundwater resources and the hydrology of the Emirate.
Since the inception of the project in 1988, GWRP scientists and specialists have developed a comprehensive ground-water database, assessed and mapped the resources of the Emirate, and produced over 200 scientific publications. GWRP has drilled over 600 research wells. NDC leads program planning and management of the Ground Water Research Program.